Funeral services for Frank D. Will, 83 year old life time Buffalo rancher who passed away Thursday morning at the Johnson County Health Care Center will be held Friday, Aug 5th at 10:00 a.m. at the Adams Funeral Home Chapel in Buffalo. Private interment will be held by his family. Donations in Frank’s memory may be made to the Buffalo Senior Center in care of the Adams Funeral Home at 351 N. Adams in Buffalo. A luncheon will be held at the American Legion Hall following the funeral.
Frank Domenic Will was born on Feb. 12, 1928 in Buffalo, Wyoming to Charlie and Louise Will. He grew up and went to school in Buffalo and attended Johnson County High School. In March of his senior year he joined the U.S. Marines and served in China during post WWII clean up. After an honorable discharge from the military Frank returned home to Johnson County where he went to work on the Will Family Ranch. He was married on November 5, 1951 in Greeley , Colorado to Mitzi Kikuchi and they made their home on the family ranch. Frank and Mitzi lived and raised their family on the ranch until they retired in 1987. Frank continued living in Buffalo until the time of his death.
Frank was an avid outdoorsman and loved fishing, hunting and reloading his own ammo and shooting prairie dogs. He loved spending time with his family, especially his grandkids.
Frank is survived by his wife Mitzi of Buffalo; one son Terry Will and his wife Trudy of Eureka, Montana; two daughters Sherry McCulley of Buffalo and Kandy Turk and her husband Mike also of Buffalo; one sister Mary Osborn of Buffalo; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Steve, one sister Alma Billingsley and one son Randy.