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Franklin Drouhard

January 30, 1935 — April 16, 2020

Franklin “Frank” Paul Drouhard, 85, of Wooster, died Thursday, April 16, 2020 at Wayne County Care Center.

Graveside services will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Sherwood Memorial Gardens.  Burial will be at Sherwood Memorial Gardens, where military rites will be held.   Online tributes may be made at

Frank was born January 30, 1935 in Killbuck, Ohio to Sebastian and Dortha {Shane} Drouhard.

Frank served in the U.S. Marines.

He married Donna Kirby on August 8, 1958. She died April 14, 2011.

He retired from Akron Brass in 1990. Frank was a member of the Fredericksburg American Legion. He enjoyed working outdoors, hunting, and spending time with his kids and grandkids.

Frank will be deeply missed by his children Vicki (Galen) Musselman of Apple Creek, Roger Drouhard of Wooster, Victor Drouhard of Wooster, Steve Balas of NC, Stephanie (Dan) McComas of Creston, Michael (Dawna) Balas of OR, and Mindy Balas of Lakeville; 24 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and brother Richard “Dick” Drouhard of Wooster.

Frank was preceded in death by his brothers Floyd, Robert, Larry and Glenn Drouhard; sisters Bernice Barker, and Maxine Wright; son-in-law Donald Daugherty; and grandson Donnie Daugherty.

The family would like to thank the staff at Wayne County Care Center for their exceptional care, with a special thanks to Kayla for making his last days easier.

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Graveside Service

Monday, April 20, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Eastern time)

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7067 Cleveland Rd, Wooster, OH 44691

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