Frank Sabo
Frank Sabo
  • November 9, 1932 - July 23, 2017
  • Red Bud, Illinois

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Frank J. Sabo, 84 of Red Bud, Illinois, born November 9, 1932, in Trenton, New Jersey, passed away, Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Red Bud, Illinois. Frank had previously lived in Belleville, Prairie du Rocher, and Lebanon, Illinois.

Frank proudly served his country in the United States Navy. He loved working in sales. He was a route salesman for Old Vienna Potato Chips and later sold insurance for the Travelers and Pekin Ins. Companies and retirement annuities for Valic. Frank and his wife, Sally, owned and operated the Robin's Nest Florist in Lebanon, Illinois, as well as the Crock Shop, in Prairie du Rocher that manufactured artificial floral arrangements for retailers. Frank served as the Trustee and Mayor for Prairie du Rocher, Illinois in the mid "70's and oversaw the building of the new city hall that is designed in traditional French Colonial style. He was a loving father, grandfather, and great grandfather, who will truly be missed by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sally A. Sabo, nee Burns, his father, Frank Kucharski; his mother, Helen, nee Grontoski, Edward Sabo, his step father, and a sister, Rose Anne Hambacher.

Surviving are his children, John (Jane) Sabo, of Belleville, Illinois, Joseph (Carolyn) Sabo, of Waterloo, Illinois, and Kathleen (Donald) Dannenberg, of Red Bud, Illinois; his grandchildren, Michael Sabo, Joseph Sabo, Mary Sabo, Jennifer (Desh, MD) Nandedkar, Gregory Sabo, Ryan Danneberg, and David Dannenberg; his great granddaughter, Eva Nandedkar; and many other relatives and friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the Greater St. Louis Area Council of the Boys Scouts of America. Condolences may also be expressed online at

Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m., Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Lake View Funeral Home, Fairview Heights, Illinois.

Funeral: Services will be held at 10 a.m., Monday, July 31, 2017 at the funeral home with Deacon Bob Lanter officiating. Interment will follow in Calvary Catholic Cemetery, Edwardsville, Illinois