Sergeant Frank Toth – 6th Infantry Division, WWII Veteran. Saw action in the liberation of the Philippines as a tank commander.
Frank E. Toth
FRANK E. TOTH HIGHLAND, IN
Frank E. Toth, age 90, of Highland, passed away at home on Thursday, April 16, 2009 surrounded by family. He was born on February 13, 1919 in Hammond, the son of Helen and Frank Toth. On May 22, 1945, he married his soul mate, Julia Csala, who preceded him in death on November 8, 2007. Frank is survived by his children: Susan Magiera of Wylie, TX, Frank (Donna) Toth of Dover, NH, Linda (Tom) Spurlock of Chesterton and Stephen (Sharon) Toth of Wylie, TX; grandchildren: Christopher (Christine) Magiera, Michael (Stormy) Magiera, Nicholas Magiera, Elizabeth Magiera, Stephen Toth, Lindsay Bonaventura, Sara Toth, Cody McGuire, Tyler Toth and Madison Toth; great grandchildren: Brooklyn, Daniel, Matthew, Nicholas, Natalie and Riker; sisters: Margaret Jenkins of Spring, TX and Matilda Cziperle of TX; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; and sister, Helen Matovina. Funeral services will be held Monday, April 20, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. from the Fagen-Miller Funeral Home, 2828 Highway Ave., Highland to Holy Trinity Hungarian Church, East Chicago for a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m.with Rev. Alphonse Skerl officiating. Interment with full military honors at St. John-St. Joseph Cemetery, Hammond. Relatives and friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Sunday from 2:00-6:00 p.m. Prayer service at 4:00 p.m. Frank served in the U.S. Army in WWII, receiving two Purple Hearts and the Bronze Star. He was a member of the American Legion Post #369 East Chicago, VFW Post #1109 Highland and Knights of Columbus #1104 Griffith. Frank retired from Atlantic Richfield as a machinist. He was a great cook and was known for his homemade Hungarian sausage. He loved his wife and family unconditionally. A special “thanks” to Dr. Robert Litchfield, Dr. Troy Stovall and Blue Skies Hospice.