Franklin B. Pinzel entered into rest Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. He was a resident of Grand Island and Fort Meyers Beach, Fla.
Pinzel was the husband of 60 years of the late June S. Pinzel. He was the father of Terry, Frank, Carl (Linda), Bonnie and Jack Pinzel; grandfather of James and Mark (Michelle) Pinzel; great-grandfather of Michael, Ryan, Megan and Colin Pinzel; brother of Dorothy Grant. He is also survived by nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held today, Friday, from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Kaiser Funeral Home. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, Dec. 8, at 10 a.m. at St. Stephen R.C. Church. Interment will be in Whitehaven Cemetery.
Pinzel was a longtime member of the "Grand Island Lunch Bunch." He was formerly an active member of the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce in the 1950s and 1960s.