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Obituary: Frank Targos

October 02, 1933 – July 29, 2020

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Frank Targos, age 86, late of Cedar Lake, IN, formerly of Lansing, IL, passed away peacefully Wednesday, July 29, 2020.

Loving husband of Patricia Targos, nee McDonald. Beloved father of Deborah (Ray) Roop and William Targos. Devoted and cherished grandfather of Denise Targos, Jeremy Jentsch, Elissa Roop, Carol Targos, Ashley Roop, Brandon Targos, and the late Jennifer Jentsch; great-grandfather of Kaylynn Shelton and Jax Jentsch. Dearest brother of the late John Targos, Stanley Targos, Mae (late Graham) Reese (late Wally Mikos), Jean (late Alex) Janusz, and Wallace (late Ann) Targos. Kind uncle and great-uncle of several nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents Frank and Mary Targos.

Visitation Saturday, August 1, 2020, from 3:00–8:00pm. Prayer service Sunday, August 2, 2020, at 10:30am (please be cautious, and wear a mask) at Smits Funeral Home, James E. Janusz, Director, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane (Rt.30/Pleasant Springs Ln.), Dyer, IN. Interment Historic Maplewood Cemetery – Crown Point, IN.

Frank was a U.S. Army Veteran, a long-time Lansing resident, and a Lansing Volunteer Fireman for 25 years. We encourage you to leave a condolence for the family on our online guestbook at

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