Frank "Zip" Tanner
- August 15, 1927 - April 9, 2012
- Eagle Grove, Iowa
of Frank's Passing
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I was so sorry to hear of Zip's passing. He was the last of the great people from Eagle Grove. I'm so glad my husband and I had the chance to spend some time with him at the Thor 125th and at Aunt Dorothy's (Severson) funeral. I still remember Dad and Zip playing baseball. Zip and Vernice were my godparents. I still remember the feeling of Zip's flattop when he would put me on his shoulders and took me all
Posted by: Kris (Suzan Severson) Williams, Tom and Jim Severson - Rapid City, SD - Godddaughter Apr 13, 2012
I am sorry that I will not be able to attend visitation or the funeral service. "Zip" was a great guy and mentored me as a baseball official after my graduation from Boone Valley, Renwick. I do have one quick story. Boone Valley was playing Klemme. "Zip" had the plate and the Klemme pitcher didn't like his strike zone. "Zip" called time out and took the bat from the Boone Valley hitter and took a couple of steps towards the
Posted by: David Anderson - Boone, IA - Friend and Officiating Partner Apr 12, 2012
I was very sadden to hear of Zip's passing. I can remember all the times our dad's umpired a ballgame together. Who can forget the time they were in Alonga and out ran the Tornado to get home.
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Brenda (Becker) Spellmeyer
Posted by: Brenda (Becker)Spellmeyer - Woolstock , IA - Friend of family Apr 11, 2012
I was saddened to hear of Zip's passing. He (and your mother) are a large part of my memories at Mt. Calvary. May God bless you with many happy memories in the days ahead.
Posted by: Donna (Meinke) Jones - Eldridge, IA - friend of family Apr 11, 2012
Condolences to family.....
Posted by: Ken Wilbur - Abilene, TX - friend Apr 10, 2012