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Frank Alan Salmi

PARK FALLS, Wis. - Frank Alan Salmi died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021, in Park Falls.

He was born on May 4, 1956, at the old Portage Lake Hospital in Hancock, Michigan. He graduated from Bergland High School. He married his high school sweetheart Roxanne, and they had a son, Spencer.

Frank studied music at Suomi College in Hancock. He worked at White Pine Mine and in the logging industry. He had a passion for playing the guitar and writing music.

Later in life, he married Pauline and became a committed AA member for many years.

He was preceded in death by his father, Roy Salmi; and his brother, Fred Salmi. He is survived by his son, Spencer Maki of Kingsford; mother, Gladys Salmi of Ironwood; and sisters, Gayla of Ashland, Mari of Texas, and Lynn of Ironwood.

There will be a memorial in the spring.

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