Published in the Chicago Tribune on 1/25/2008
Arthur F. Frantz,
age 86, WWII Air Force Veteran, beloved husband of the late Marge; Loving
father of Robert (Laurie), Sharon (Gary) Gallup, Donna Frank, and Russell
(Kathy); Cherished grandfather of many; Dear brother of Don (Dolores),
Frank (Mary Ann), Wayne (Janet), and the late Fred, Richard, and Robert;
Fond uncle of many.
Art was a former Major League Umpire in the American League and called
the game for the 1974 All-Star game and was crew chief of the 1975 World
Series. Art is in the Chicago Hall of Fame. He was a member of the American
Legion and Alumni Golf League. He was also a member of the Swedish American
Visitation will be at the Skaja Terrace Funeral Home, 7812 N. Milwaukee
Ave. Niles on Sunday from 3 to 9 p.m. Funeral Monday, 9:15 a.m. to St.
Juliana Church Mass 10 a.m.
Interment Oakridge Cemetery.