Frank Aloysious Dillenkoffer, Jr. 80, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away on May 6, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospice House in Kansas City. A memorial service is scheduled for 3:00 PM on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Reception will follow the service from 4:00 – 6:00 PM at the Emaline Ballroom, 635 SW 2ND St. Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Inurnment at a later date will be in the Lake Lawn Park Cemetery in New Orleans, Louisiana. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the KCPD Care Team (www.kcpdcareteam.org) or PetExTransport 13611 Foster St. #104 Overland Park, KS 66223 (http://petextransport.org/petexwp/donate/).
Frank was born on October 31, 1937 in New Orleans, Louisiana to Frank A. Sr. & Leah Lucille (Chase) Dillenkoffer. He served in the United States Navy from 1956 – 1959. He graduated from Park College in 1976 with a Bachelor’s Degree in public administration. He was employed with the National Weather Service from 1959 – 1993, Kansas City Police Department from 1995 – 1999, and as Kansas City Police Department’s Auxillary Service Officer from 2007 – 2013.
Frank is preceded in death by his wife, Gayle (Barrosse) Dillenkoffer; his parents; and a sister, Lucille Charlotte Bannister. He is survived by his daughters, Donna Hoops (Brian) of Raytown, MO and Gretchen Hadden of Kansas City, MO; his son, Eric Dillenkoffer (Nicol) of Kansas City, MO; granddaughters, Denise Berger of Kansas City, MO and Molly Dillenkoffer of Kansas City, MO; and great granddaughter, Amaya Adams of Kansas City, MO.
The family would like to thank the devoted and caring staff at St. Luke’s Hospice House for their care and comfort during Dad’s final hours.
Reception: Emaline Ballroom – 4:00 – 6:00 PM
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Lee’s Summit, MO 64063
Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Know Frank is in a happy place with loved ones that have gone before him
Such a wonderful father to be blessed with, I know you will cherish precious memories forever. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. Much love to you.
Many fond memories of Frank and his family when we were growing up. Our sincere sympathy to his family. Cousin Wilkes and wife Theresa Elgiar
I’m going to miss our conversations so much! I loved our time together and your stories. Fly high with the angels. Give your wife a kiss and hug . Say hello to my dad. You guys will get along great!!
Gretchen, our continued love, light and positive vibes to you dear friend. Xoxo
Love and sympathy to Donna, Gretchen, and Eric, to spouses, Brian and Nicol, to granddaughters, Denise and Molly, and to great-granddaughter, Amaya. I know you all will miss Frank.
Dear Gretchen, Eric, Donna, and Family, my love and sympathy to you in the passing of your wonderful Father. I have fond memories of both your parents and know what great and loving people they were. I also have wonderful memories of our Wicks N’s Sticks days together. Hugs, God’s blessings to all of you.