Memorial service for CSM (ret.) Frank Venegas,
Jr., 76, of Lawton, will be at 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, March 3, 2012, in the Lawton Ritter
Gray Funeral Home Chapel.
CSM Venegas passed away on Monday, February
27th, 2012, at his home.
Private interment will be at Fort Sill National
Frank Venegas, Jr. was born on October 25th,
1935, in San Antonio, Texas, to Frank, Sr. and
Conception Vargas Venegas. He joined the US Army
in November of 1955 in San Antonio, Texas.
During his career which spanned more than 32
years, he received the following honors, medals
and awards: Army Soldier Medal, Meritorious
Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal, Army
Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal,
World War II Victory Medal, National Defense
Service Medal, Legion of Merit Medal, Army Good
Conduct Medal Ribbon, Army Soldiers Medal Ribbon
for Heroism, Army Service Ribbon, Republic of
Vietnam Campaign Medal Ribbon, Vietnam Service
Medal Ribbon, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry
Cross Medal with Palm Ribbon, Army Commendation
Ribbon, National Defense Service Ribbon, Bronze
Star Medal and three Overseas Service Bars.
Frank retired on October 1, 1984 at Fort Sill,
He married Maria Lauter on September 24, 1958,
in Girssen, Germany.
He is survived by his wife, Maria of the home;
two daugthers, Eva Maria Lamprecht of
Herrington, Kansas, and Carolin Jones of
Berkley, Michigan; his granddaughter, Karolin
Charlene Adkins, of Lawton; several brothers and
sisters, from San Antonio, Texas and a host of
other family members and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St.
Judes Kids with Cancer, 3700 W Robinson St,
Norman, OK 73072.
Sill National Cemetery
Created by: JLC
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86041653
you for serving our country.
Mar. 1, 2012