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“Years go by too fast. I first met frank about 1957, he and Dave Mileski were great friends. Dave was married to my cousin Mary. Almost family and...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Thomas Shimon

“I met Frank at First Presbyterian in Marquette. He was very committed to this church and was actively involved for years. His faith was a strong...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Susan DeJong

“You always made my mornings brighter when I came to see you.. You were so kind to me and my company, I'm going to really miss you Frank. My...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Angelina (UP Private Duty)

“Frank and I became friends at John D. Pierce Highschool, way back when. Many years later we began to cross paths at the YMCA, where we reminisced...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Dr. Don Hurst

“Frank, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. May your memories always keep your parents close to your heart. Luann ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Luann Bigelow

“Sending prayers. Jacquelyn B. ”
6 of 12 | Posted by: Jacquelyn B.

“Dear Tramp Family, Extending to your family this heartfelt assurance of deep sympathy. Our condolences, The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: MAPS

“We were sorry to hear of Frank's Tramp's passing. Our sincere condolences to the entire Tramp family. We had visited with Frank several times at a...Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: William & Cheryl Todd

“Sorry to hear of Frank's passing. Have known Frank since he married our cousin Helen. Prayers to you all. ”
9 of 12 | Posted by: Clara (Todd) Kaminen, Todd & Rita Kaminen

“Oh Pops, how I will miss you. I will miss the game we played trying to get the milk jug into the recycle bin by throwing it from the top of the...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: Emma Johnston (Care Aide from UPHHH).

“Steve. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Carol James

“Condolences to Frank, Steve and family. I remember him talking about Bunny Bread and also the occasions he helped us when we had mechanical trouble...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Donald Vajda


Frank Tramp, 83, of Marquette, died Friday, March 17, 2017 at U.P. Health System-Marquette. Frank was born on June 4, 1933 in Iron Mountain, a son of the late George and Bertha (Johnson) Tramp. He had lived in Marquette since 1943. On April 13, 1963, Frank married the former Helen Todd at First Presbyterian Church in Marquette. Having honorably served his country with the U.S. Air Force from 1952-57, Frank returned from service to become employed at Frei Chevrolet for 13 years. He retired as fleet superintendent of Metz Baking Company in 1995 after 22 years of service with them. Frank was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Marquette and was a very active member of Marquette Lodge #101, Free and Accepted Masons, the Scottish rite and Ahmed Temple Shrine where he was a member of the ritualistic cast. Frank was awarded the degree of 33rd degree, the highest award in Free Masonry in 1980. Over the course of many years, he portrayed the parts of Chaplain and Worshipful Master of the funeral ritual team in the Blue Lodge. He was a former member of Marquette Range Engineers. Frank is survived by two sons, Frank Tramp of Kalamazoo and Stephen (Jodi) Tramp of Ashwaubenon, WI; three grandchildren, David Maurice (Faith) Tramp, Andrew Stephen Tramp and Kaitlyn Nicole Tramp; one brother, George D. Tramp, Jr. of Jackson, MI and also many nieces and nephews. Preceding him in death besides his parents was his wife, Helen on October 3, 2010. The Tramp family will greet relatives and friends at First Presbyterian Church in Marquette on Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1 p.m. in the church with the Rev. Nicholas Cammarata officiating. Burial will take place in the Park Cemetery. Those wishing to make an expression of sympathy are kindly asked to consider the Shriner's Hospitals, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607 in Frank's memory. The Canale-Tonella Funeral Home is assisting the Tramp family. Memories may be shared at canalefuneral.com