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This page is a tribute to a man who shouldered responsibility to serve his country, take care of his parents, and to be a good neighbor. Frank Tuthill is this man.

Frank Tuthill: December 4, 1913 to November 8, 2005.

Frank was the next to eldest of 10 children. He graduated high school in 1934 in Lyle, Washington, USA. Aside from his military service, Frank spent most all of his adult life in Lyle, Washington, a rural community on the mid-Columbia River.  

 Photo by Sue Charles Photo by Sue Charles Photo by Sue Charles 

Frank served in the U.S. Army in Europe during the second world war.

Frank joined the army in April of 1942 in Los Angeles, California and received honorable discharged in October of 1945.  

Frank received the Distinguished Unit Badge cited for 545 continuous days in action. This was served in the thick of battle, with traumatic effect on him, influencing the rest of his life. 

A Memorial Service with full military honors is being planned, and will be announced. The Memorial Service will take place in Lyle, Washington.

Frank will be remembered at the Lyle High School Reunion (all classes included) on August 5, 2006 in Lyle. Dinner will be held in The Dalles, Oregon.

Photo by Sue Charles Photo by Sue Charles Photo by Sue Charles  

Frank is remembered and loved by his surviving sisters and brother, and his many nieces and nephews.

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