Range Funeral Homes


Frank Alfred Hanegmon

01/03/1953 - 03/28/2020

Frank A. Hanegmon, 67, of Balkan Township, died Saturday, March 28, 2020 at his home. Friends and family are invited to attend a graveside service at the Chisholm Cemetery on Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.   A time of fellowship will follow the service at the Balkan Town Hall.  Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Hibbing.

Frank was born on January 3, 1953, in Chisholm, to Alfred and Marsha (Stanich) Hanegmon. He was a Chisholm High School graduate, Class of 1971. He was a member of the Chisholm football team. Frank was a lifetime Chisholm/Balkan resident.

Frank was united in marriage on May 18, 1974 to Kathleen D. Vake. Frank worked for Mesaba Tool and Drill for many years. He also worked for National Steel of Keewatin until his retirement. After retirement he was a school bus driver for the Chisholm School District for 16 years. He loved driving school bus and missed the children very much. He had also been an attendant at the Balkan Dump.

Frank enjoyed fishing, hunting, taking country rides and walking his dogs. Frank was a very hard worker all his life and a kind and giving person.

He will be missed by his daughters, Molly Hanegmon, Amanda (Dave Dally) Hanegmon and Nikki Jenkins; grandchildren, Alexis, Daniel, Thomas and Elizabeth; sister, Marlene Rahnasto; brother, David Hanegmon; brothers-in-law, Tom (Kathy) Vake, and Vince Vake; sister-in-law, Bev (Allan) Lambert; many nieces, nephews and cousins; dear friends, Rich and Beanie Bussey; and his two dogs, Bear and Rocky, and all of Balkan Township.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Kathy; and his brother, Gene.

6 thoughts on “Frank Alfred Hanegmon”

  1. Nicole Jenkins says:

    I love you daddy.

  2. Donna Stanich Warner says:

    I’m so sorry to hear of my cousin”butchie” passing. I have fond memories of our childhood when I’d stay over with cousin Marlene at the farm and at the house by the lake. I remember frank helping my dad when he needed it with car trouble. Words cannot express the loss I feel for my cousin. He left us way too soon. Sending my heartfelt condolences. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻😇😇😇😇

  3. David Domenichetti says:

    We will miss you Butch. We had many good times together at both your mom and dads farm, our lake property as well as your farm. May you Rest In Peace.
    Love you,
    Dave and Trish Domenichetti and family

  4. Charlotte Hanegmon says:

    My prayers, sympathy, and greatest condolences. So hard, even harder without a funeral during this pandemic. Please know that family, friends, and the entire community Is remembering better days and happier times with Butch, Kathy, and all three of you “girls.” God bless.

  5. Joe Hanegmon says:

    Was saddened to hear this. All my love and prayers to the family. I will miss you Butch. A great man who would give anyone a chance and help them any way he could.

  6. Dennis Maki says:

    Just saw this and although I did not know him personally I did know Kathleen and I am sorry for your loss.

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Saturday September 12, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Chisholm Cemetery, Sever Road, Chisholm, MN, USA