Frank Edward Wilimek
Frank Edward Wilimek
  • July 20, 1933 - January 12, 2015
  • Tempe, Arizona

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Frank Edward Wilimek, 81, of Tempe, Arizona passed away on January 12, 2015. He was born on July 20, 1933 in Des Moines, Iowa to the late Edward and Beth Powell Wilimek. He grew up in Newton, Iowa residing there until his high school graduation. He served his country in the Army Security Agency with the 6th Infantry Division in Korea. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Business at the University of Colorado. While in college, he met and married Ruth Helen Treman and they were married for 56 years. Frank and Ruth moved to Arizona in 1968. Frank was employed with the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service for 30 years, working in Wyoming, West Virginia and Arizona during that time; he retired on January 3, 1987. He was a tax preparer for H & R Block for 10 more years retiring in 1997. He and Ruth enjoyed traveling and spending summers in their home in Pinetop, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister; Frances Miller and a brother; James Wilimek. He is survived by his wife Ruth; two children, David Wilimek of Tempe, Steven Wilimek of Chandler; one sister, Louise Leutenegger of Mequon, Wisconsin; sister-in-law, Kay Wilimek of Des Moines, Iowa; and many nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held at Carr-Tenney Mortuary Serenity Chapel, 2621 South Rural Road, Tempe on Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society - 4550 East Bell Road, Suite 126 - Phoenix, Arizona 85032. Arrangements entrusted to Carr-Tenney Mortuary,