Obituary: Katherine Marie Frank


July 22, 1943 – July 3, 2021

information provided by Smits Funeral Home

Katherine Marie FrankKatherine Marie Frank, nee Doherty, age 77, of Riverdale, IL, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 3, 2021. Beloved wife of Ronald Frank. Loving mother of John (Nancy) Boomsma, Gerald (Ann) Boomsma, Katherine Boomsma, and Tamatha (Brian) Penney. Cherished grandmother of David Boomsma, Ronald Penney, Angelina Penney, Abigail Penney, and Ainsley Penney. Dear sister of the late James Doherty, late Mary Drummond, and the late Loretta Doherty. Kind aunt of several nieces and nephews. Katherine was loved by many and will be dearly missed.

Visitation Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 2 – 8 p.m. at Smits, DeYoung-Vroegh Funeral Home, 649 E. 162nd Street (Rt. 6/159th St.) South Holland, IL. Funeral Mass Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 10 a.m. directly at St. Ann Catholic Church, 3010 Ridge Rd. Lansing, IL. Interment Holy Cross Cemetery – Calumet City, IL. For further information, please contact 708-333-7000 or visit our online obituary and guest book at