Frank Joseph Knize Jr., 45, son of Alberta Knize and the late Frank Knize Sr., departed this life and found eternal peace on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, at Yavapai Regional Medical Center East.
Frank was born June 26, 1967, in Garfield Heights, Ohio, and lived and worked in Prescott Valley, Ariz., most of his life. At the time of his death, he worked for CMA Property Management.
Frank was a devoted husband, father, papa, son, brother, uncle and friend who enjoyed the simple pleasures in life. He was a kind and gentle man with a loving and generous heart, always giving to others. His life was witness to his strong love of family and friends. He will forever be in our hearts.
He is survived by his wife, Tina; children Heather (Michael) Wood and Michael (Kaitlyn) Knize; grandchildren Adam, Karlie and Oliver; mother Alberta Knize; stepmother Betty Knize; aunt Arlene Myers; siblings Linda Ables-Knize, Kitty Kohler, Kim (Dan) Little, Carolyn Palmer, JJ Knize, Tiffany Bedonie, Gail Goseyun, Debbie (Pio) Ravago and John Barber; extended family Charley (Ryan) Klotzbach, Benjamin (Henna) Ables, Christopher and Doralee Ables, Eloise Graveline, Addison Ables; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, in-laws and friends. He was preceded in death by Frank Knize Sr., Albert Bedonie, Dan Barber and Bill Palmer.
A memorial service will be celebrated 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 16, 2012, at St. Germaine Catholic Church, 7997 E Dana Drive, Prescott Valley.
Arizona Wakelin Bradshaw Chapel assisted the family with final arrangements.
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