Frankie was born and raised in Joplin, graduating from Joplin High School in 1953. She married Ralph Manker in 1956 and soon moved to California. She was a "stay at home Mom" until her children were in High School, when she worked for several years at the Torrance Adult School. She left there and became an Administrative Assistant at Hughes Aircraft Co. where she retired from after 16 years. She had 3 children. William Manker, Jeffrey Manker and Melissa Manker Hibbs. She had 4 terrific grandchildren, Erin, Kelsey, Daniel and Jessica.
Frankie was a loving and generous person who enjoyed her family and a large group of friends. She had a great sense of humor that lasted through her last illness to the very end. We will all miss her. The funeral service will be on December 16 at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.
Published on December 15, 2017