Obit: Vazquez, Frank #2 (1946 - 2009) 

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Surnames: Vazquez, Salorio, Trimberger, Thomas 

----Source: Marshfield News Herald (Marshfield, Wood County, Wis.) Monday, 12 Oct. 2009 

Vazquez, Frank (23 Nov. 1946 - 8 Oct. 2009) 

Frank Vazquez, 62, of Neillsville, died Thursday, Oct. 8, 2009, at his home on Sidney Avenue. 

Frank Ramon Vazquez, the son of Frank Alfonso and Violeta Salorio Vazquez, was born on November 23, 1946, in Queens, New York. He attended Wheatley High School in Long Island, N.Y., earned a bachelor's degree in political science from Ohio Wesleyan University, and then went on to law school at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he earned his Juris Doctorate in 1971. After law school, Frank moved to Neillsville and joined Wayne Trimberger in private practice to form Trimberger and Vazquez Attorneys at Law. 

On July 1, 1972, Frank was united in marriage to Lorna Rae Thomas in Wisconsin Rapids. He stayed in private practice for 19 years. For many of those years he also served as the city of Loyal's attorney and the Neillsville School Board's attorney. From 1990 to the present, Frank was corporation counsel for Clark County. 

Frank was a member of the Neillsville Rotary Club, a founding member of the Neillsville-Marshfield chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society, and the president of the Neillsville Library Foundation. He served a term as president of The Young Lawyers Division of the Wisconsin State Bar Association and also served on the State Bar Professional Ethics Committee. Frank was a renowned presenter and educator for the State of Wisconsin in the field of children and family law for over twenty years. He attended the United Church of Christ in Neillsville and was a member of the Masonic Lodge, earning 32nd degree Mason status. 

Frank is survived by his wife, Lorna, his son, Nathaniel (Maureen) Vazquez of London, England, and a future grandson due in February 2010. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Visitation will be Wednesday, October 14, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville, with a 7:30 p.m. Masonic Lodge Service. 

Funeral services for Frank will be held at noon, Thursday, October 15, at the Gesche Funeral Home, preceded by visitation from 11 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. Interment will be in the Neillsville City Cemetery. 




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