The Obit For Art Frantz

Arthur Frantz

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 Club.

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.