November 15, 2019
Overton Funeral Home
Overton Funeral Home, Traer
Frank Robert Coonrad Jr was born on July 4, 1940, at the family home in Dundee, Iowa, the son of Frank Sr and Lilly Coonrad. Frank graduated from Dundee High School in 1957. He served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Fort Lewis, Washington. Frank was united in marriage to Joanne Koehne. The couple made their home in Buckingham. Frank worked in engine works for John Deere for over thirty years until his retirement. He was very active with the Traer American Legion and enjoyed working in his garage and fishing. Frank died at the age of 79 on November 3, 2019, at his home. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; and a brother, John O. Coonrad. Frank is survived by two daughters, Renee Coonrad of Chillicothe, Missouri and Kathy (Steve) Pecka of Fort Dodge; a son, Leon Coonrad of Belfair, Washington; five grandchildren; Travis Andreae, Michelle Andreae, Justin Andreae, Nick Pecka, and Emily Pecka; three great grandchildren; and three sisters, Iola Jones, Ellen Herbert, and Betty Parmley.
The burial will be in Buckingham Cemetery with military rites conducted by the Traer American Legion. In lieu of flowers, please direct memorials to the Traer American Legion.
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