Frank Zielinski, 80, of Van Buren died Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017. He was born Oct. 5, 1937, in Chicago. He retired from Pepper Source.

He is survived by his wife, Judith; a daughter, Susan Silvis of Wilmington, Ill.; a son, Barry Zielinski of Poteau; a sister, Vivian Schroeder of Chicago; and three grandchildren.

Funeral was Jan. 5 at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home Chapel with burial at the U.S. National Cemetery in Fort Smith.

Pallbearers will be Barry, Brittney and Ariel Zielinski, Dirk Silvis and David Schroeder.