Frank X. Groesch
Frank X. Groesch
  • December 4, 1935 - September 14, 2017
  • Springfield, Illinois

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Frank X. Groesch, 81, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday September 14, 2017 at St. John's Hospital. He was born on December 4, 1935 in Springfield to Frank H. and Alice R. Murray Groesch.
Mr. Groesch is survived by his children: Kevin (Katherine) Groesch, Keith (Kimberley) Groesch, Kathleen Groesch and Kellie (Michael) Gardner all of Springfield, ten grandchildren: Shayna Walker, Cory Walker, Kevin (Kimberly) Groesch, Kristen (Phil) Wagener, Gabrielle, Carly and Connor Gardner, Lydia Groesch, Nicole Scroggins and John Farrow, ten great-grandchildren: Jackson Reilly, Kassidy and Kaine Groesch, Colton Wagener, Bradley, Gavin and Blake Scroggins, and Jayden, Miabella and Adaline McCandless and two sisters: Agnes and Janie. He was preceded in death by his daughter Karen Walker and two sisters Barbara and Mary Alice.
Frank graduated from Cathedral High School and worked for Franklin Life for over twenty years. He was the founder of Pop In Convenience Stores in Springfield and he owned Judy's Dress Shop and TLC Daycare. He was a referee for high school football and basketball and always enjoyed going to off track betting to watch the races.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30am on Tuesday September 19, 2017 at Calvary Cemetery, 2001 North First Street. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Land of Lincoln Down Syndrome Society,, and please visit the online "Life Remembered Story" at