3t15t2014 Holbrook M ortuarv Obituaries
Frank Charles Friberg
(April 4, 1946 - March 7,,2014)
'i::,: Frank Charles Fnberg, 67, passed
away on Friday, March I , 2014 n
Sah Lake City, Utah. Frank was being
treated at a local hospital for CHF, and
smtained a fall wlrch resulted in a serious
brain inj*y and his death.
Frank was bom on April 4, 1946 in Anerican Irork, lJtah to Emra and Frank
Blood. He and his older sister, Pat, spent their childhood on ther family's pouhry
farm After their mother died, Frank and Pat were legally adopted by their Aunt
and Uncle, Hedve and Arnold Fnberg. Frank posed for several of Arnold's
paintings, and met rany of the stars of the movie 'The Ten Comrnandmeflb,"
including Cecil B. DeMille who stayed in their home dtrring the world premiere in
Salt Lake Crty. After graduating from Otympus Hrgh School n 1964, he served a
tour of duty in Viet Nam during the Tet Offensrve.
Frank married Jayna Gibson on May 14, 1910 in the Salt Lake Temple, dtring
their 17 year nrarriage they had 3 daughters, Amy, April and Arianne. They
moved to Denver, Colorado where Frank attended the Colorado Police
Academy and became a proud police officer for the Golden Police Department.
They returned to SLC where Frank worked over 30 years for the Salt Lake City
Corporation and retired n 2010. He served over l0 years for the Arnry National
Frank's 3 daughters were the light of his life, he even saved every card, letter and
drawing they ever gave him Frank was known as Grandpa, Frankpa, TicTac
Grandpa,, Uncle Frank, and Frankie. He was a member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-day Saints.
He is stuvived by his sister, Pat Fnberg, his daughters, Amy Antonini (Greg), April
Black (Monte) and Arianne Newton (Greg); 9 grandchildren; Abby, Ashton and
Amelia Black; Max and Marcus Antonini; Anka, Cambree, Jaynaq and Elua
Newton; 4 nieces, Wendy Moore, Stacey Baldzickr, Ange Byrnes, Jennifer
Byrnes, and 1 nephew, Michael Cunninghanl and 2 beloved cats, Thornas and
Elliott. He is preceded in death by his parents Ernra and Frank Blood, Hedve and
Arnold Friberg, and grandson, Spencer Newton.
Funeral services will be held at Holbrook Mortuarv. 3251 South 2300 East. Salt
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