Frank Keitch Collette, III, 54, of Marion, passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020, at Ed and Joan Hemphill Hospice Unit within St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids.

Private burial of cremains will take place at Evergreen Cemetery in Delhi.

Bohnenkamp-Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Manchester is assisting the family.

Frank was born Dec. 3, 1965, in Baltimore, Md., the son of Frank K. and Judy (Johnston) Collette. He was a 1984 graduate of Maquoketa Valley High School and went on to attend Buena Vista College in Storm Lake. Frank was employed at Waterfront Restaurant for a number of years and also EFCO in Des Moines as a welder. Most recently, he was employed at Home Depot in Cedar Rapids. Frank loved the outdoors; hunting, fishing, trapping and photography. He also enjoyed Hawkeye Football.

He is survived by his mother, Judy Schnittjer of Marion; son, Trace Collette of Pleasantville; brother, Matt (Jenny) Jenatscheck of Marion; nieces, Chloe Jenatscheck of Ames and Hailee Jenatscheck of Marion; step siblings, Sheryl (Dave Sands) Schnittjer of Delhi, Mark (Lynnette) Schnittjer of Delhi, Lori (Mitch) Miller of Colesburg, and Al Schnittjer of Hopkinton; step-nieces and nephews, Dustin (Heather) Schnittjer of Hopkinton, Randi (Alec Ehlinger) Flannagan of Delhi; Shannon (Rod) Heidt of Delhi, Laci (Michael Gilbert) Bennett, of Millheim, Pa., Lindsay Schnittjer of Delhi, Tabitha Schnittjer of Birmingham, Ala., Amber Schnittjer of Decorah, and Alanna Schnittjer of Michigan; many great-nieces and nephews; step-aunts and uncles, Sue (Jon) Volz of Palo and John (Dorothy) Schnittjer of Oklahom City, Okla.; and ex-wife, Alison Collette of Pleasantville.

Frank was preceded in death by his father, Frank Collette, Jr.; nephew, Austin Goldsmith; step-father, Dave Schnittjer; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

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