610 N. Maple

Russell, KS 67665

701 N. First Street

Natoma, KS 67651

Francis D. “Frank” Mayers

Francis Dean “Frank” Mayers, 68, of Piedmont, Oklahoma passed on Friday, July 31, 2020, at his residence in Piedmont.

Frank was born August 26, 1951 in Beloit, Kansas.  He was the son of Virgil Charles and Helen Ann Pahls (Blado) Mayers.  He grew up in Beloit, Great Bend, Kansas and Wichita, Kansas and graduated from South High School in Wichita.

Frank served his country in the U.S. Navy for over eight years.  He proudly served on the U.S.S. Sea Wolf # 575, first nuclear submarine in the U.S. Navy.  After his tour of duty he returned to Great Bend.

Frank was united in marriage to Jolene Nuss on August 8, 1981 in Russell.  This union was blessed with two children, Tiffini and Randa.  They made their home in Great Bend and Piedmont, Oklahoma.

Frank was an Oilfield Open Hole Engineer or Logging and Perforating Engineer.  He started out working for Welex and then transferred to Halliburton, working there until 1999.  Then later in Oklahoma he worked at Computalog.  He was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Great Bend.  He enjoyed playing cards and gambling, working and creating with wood and was an electric handyman.

Frank’s surviving family include his wife of 39 years, Jolene of the home; daughter, Randa Hessman (Ryan) of Lawrence, Kansas; brothers, Joe Mayers of Great Bend, Kansas and John Mayers (Marie) of Albert, Kansas; sisters, Virginia Ramey (Rex) of Great Bend, Kansas, Vivian Pavlacka of Great Bend, Kansas and Barbara File (Allen) of Beloit, Kansas; brother-in-law, Kenneth Nuss of Russell, Kansas; sister-in-law, Joetta Mai of Russell, Kansas; four grandchildren, Kashe, Dylon, Reuben and Phoebe; and three great grandchildren, Alexandria Blue, Kreed Asher and Kenley Marie.

Frank was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Tiffini Rogg, brother Steven Mayers and nephew Adam Mayers.

Celebration of Frank’s Life will be held at 10:30 AM, Thursday, August 6, 2020 at St. John Lutheran Church.  Military Rites will be conducted by the Russell V.F.W. Post #6240.  A private burial of ashes will follow at a later date.  Visitation will be held from Noon to 8:00 PM, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary of Russell.  A memorial has been established with St. John Lutheran Church.  Contributions and condolences may be sent to Pohlman-Varner-Peeler Mortuary, who is in charge of these arrangements.