The Auburn Citizen

Frank Meredith

Clarence Franklin “Frank” Meredith, 82 of Sarasota, Fla., formerly of Sherman, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2023 in Sarasota, Fla.

He was born July 31, 1941 in Pana. He married Deborah Shroyer in April 2006.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Meredith of Sarasota, Fla.; one daughter, Kristin (Chris) Fulscher; one son, Brian (Melis) Meredith-Evans; stepsons, Arik (Nicole) and Andrew (Stephanie) Smith; nine grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

He proudly served as Mayor of Sherman from 1987-2007 and President of the Illinois Municipal League from 2000-2001. He retired from the State of Illinois after 24 years of service and also proudly served in the United States Navy for 20 years.

Visitation was Sunday, August 13, 2023 at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman. Private Funeral Service was Monday, August 14, 2023 at Staab Funeral Home – Sherman, followed by burial at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors were conducted.