1927 — 2021
Frank Darnell of Mishawaka, died peacefully in his sleep surrounded by his family, Thursday, October 7th, 2021. He was 94 years old. Born Franklin David Darnell, July 14, 1927, to Elbert Allen and June (Ferguson) Darnell in Lawrence, Indiana; Frank was a resident of South Bend for most of his life, wintering at his home in Naples, Florida. On June 2, 1995, Franklin Darnell married his loving bride Judith Deardorff, who survives. Frank attended John Adams High School and was among the school's first graduating class. When he was just seventeen, he enlisted in the United States Navy and proudly served his country in WWII. Like his father before him, he then attended Purdue University...