Frank Edward Fleming, 67
Frank was born the second of four children to Archie and Geraldine Fleming, in Huntington Park, Calif. in December of 1949. He attended school at St. Matthias and St. Don Bosco Tech. He graduated from California State University at Fullerton with a degree in criminal justice.
Frank was hired by the City of Anaheim in September 1973, as a patrolman, and retired in July 2001 as the city’s first deputy chief of police. Frank was also proud to call himself a Marine. He enjoyed woodworking and building, restoring old cars, NASCAR and watching Gonzaga basketball. He also enjoyed camping and traveling across the country visiting friends, family and seeing our beautiful country.
Frank was called home to his Heavenly Father on Nov. 3, 2017, following a brain tumor diagnosis in September of 2016.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Geraldine, along with his father-in-law, Richard Fillman. He leaves behind his wife of 37 years, Linda (aka Sam); sisters, Beth (Tom) Ordway, Kay (Tom) Sharp; brother, Harry (Frances) Fleming; cousin, Francis (Sheryl) Kane; sister-in-law, Nancee Dole; mother-in-law, Betty Fillman; aunt, Lucille Graves and numerous brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, great-nephews, family and friends. His dog, Barni, and kitties, Misty and Purrl, also mourn his loss.
A Rosary will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 12, at English Funeral Chapel, in Post Falls, Idaho. Services will be held at St. George’s Catholic Church in Post Falls at 1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, with burial at Evergreen Cemetery and a reception following. Please visit Frank’s online memorial at www.englishfuneralchapel.com. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Kootenai Humane Society, P.O. Box 1005, Hayden, ID 83835 or Orange County Family Justice Center, 150 W. Vermont Ave., Anaheim, CA 92805.