Frank Shearer Pixley, 87, of West Salem

Frank Shearer Pixley, age 87 of West Salem passed from this life to the next on June 29 at Oak View Nursing and Rehab in Mount Carmel.

He was born on November 21, 1932 to W. Ray and Pauline (Shearer) Pixley in West Salem. He married Connie Wajrowski on Aug. 18, 1957 in Chicago, and she survives.

Frank was a Veteran and worked as a dairy farmer. 

He is survived by his wife of 62 years Connie of West Salem; one daughter, Karel Pixley of West Salem; three sons, Jeff Pixley of West Salem, Kevin (Sue) Pixley of Mount Carmel and Greg (Kim) Pixley of Chrisney, Ind.; four grandchildren, Nick, Josh, Jake and Ben; one sister, Bertha Madison of Detroit, Mich.; one sister-in-law, Mary Pixley of Queens, N.Y. and several nieces and nephews.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Victor and three sisters, Clara Pixley, Alice Koenecke and Lorene Pixley.

A graveside service was held on Friday, July 3 at Lick Prairie Cemetery. Military rites were conducted at the graveside.

Online condolences and fond  memories  may be left for the family at Ingram-Meridith Funeral Home of West Salem is honored to be entrusted with the arrangements.