Frank Revak

Died: Tue., Oct. 9, 2018


Recitation of the Rosary

7:00 PM Fri., Oct. 19, 2018
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church


Memorial Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Oct. 20, 2018
Location: Holy Family Catholic Church


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Frank M. Revak passed away on October 9, 2018, three months after his 90th birthday.  Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be held on Friday, October 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Holy Family Catholic Church.  A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church.

Frank was born in Phillips, Wisconsin, moved west when he was 20 and brought his craft of tree grooming with him. He married Patricia Hofman and secured a job with Edward Hines Lumber Company where he worked in the mill and fell trees for almost two decades. During break up he worked for Wooster and Ramirez doing construction. A resolute Catholic, he was very active and a 1st Degree in the Knights of Columbus at the Burns Holy Family Catholic Church. He started Triangle builders and owned and operated Burns Lumber Company. He made a big impact in Harney County from building the Hines City Hall, Wagner’s Furniture, County Assessors office, bridges for the county to remodel of the Library and many more homes. Frank and Pat moved to Fernley Nevada in early 2000. When Pat passed away in 2005. Frank was on his own for a bit when he met and married Alice Cahal. Frank resided in Reno near his sons Mike and Matt and stayed in Nevada with Alice for the rest of his years.

Frank taught and admired his sons through their hunting, fishing trips and golf trips and treated his daughters like little princesses; he was one of the last of his kind; agreed on a handshake, trusted on a promise and forgave with an apology. Frank Revak was a kind, loving, and upright man.

Frank leaves behind his caring wife Alice and his older sister Helen Stubbs. His children: Michael Revak (Suzanne), Katherine Lutka (Fred Lutka), Matthew Revak (Cathy), Peter Revak (Ramona), Anthony Revak (Sarah), and Rebecca Revak (Mark Watson). Step children Karen Romàn and William Cahal. His grandchildren: Shawna Revak-Krum, Stephanie Revak, Kari Fouts, Kelley Harding, Anthony Knefel, Amy Tipton, Talia Hoagland, Malea Kuykendall, Erin Capurro, Hannah Chalmers, Chase Revak, Ian Revak and Juliet Watson. Step grandchildren: Reece Romàn, Joel Romàn, Ali Johnson, Melissa Eves, Rebecca Stephens, Audra Shaw, Isaiah Vanderelst  Great grandchildren: Nolan, Kedrick, Gavin, Jace, Jovie, Holly, Oscar, Hailey, Tobin, Tucker, Auja, Chloe, Sydnie, Lauren, Davis, Alina, Cael, Mattelyn and Evelynn.  Step great grandchildren: Milana, Natalia, Thea, Chandler, Ethan, Alice, Willa, Harrison, Jason, Lowell, Emmi and Quin.

Frank was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia his parents Steve and Hermina, His siblings: Steve Jr., Ann, Mary,  Phil, Rudy, John, Marge, Joe, Carl, Tony, Pete and Agnes.

Contributions in Frank’s memory can be made to the Burns High School Athletics Department.  LaFollette’s Chapel is in charge of funeral arrangements.

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Patti Wagner
   Posted Sat October 13, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Frank passing. Frank and Pat were such great people. Hugs and prayers to you all. Please give Alice my sympathy. Sincerely, Patti

Carlos Gurr
   Posted Fri October 19, 2018

TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was sent by Helen and Carlos Gurr .

Dear Alice, Karen, and family... We are so sorry. We love you. Helen and Carlos Gurr


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