Frank Bisenius

Veteran from Palo Alto County, IA

Francis Edward Bisenius was born June 30, 1927 to John and Helena (Dahlhauser) Bisenius in Whittemore, Iowa. He attended Presentation Academy in Whittemore and graduated from Emmetsburg Catholic High School.

Frank joined the United States Navy in 1944, serving in the Seabees during WWII. He was stationed in Okinawa, Japan where he was very proud to serve his country. Upon his safe return to the United States, Frank was united in marriage to Rosella Murphy in 1947. The couple resided in Palo Alto County and farmed for many years. To this union nine children were born.

In 1976 the family moved to Ingham Lake. Their home was always welcome to family, friends, music, laughter and love. Frank was always very proud of his accomplishments including his career in sales with Combine Insurance, his years with Federal Crop and most importantly his family.

Frank passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 at Westview Care Center in Britt, Iowa, at the age of 88.


Palo Alto County, IA


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