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Obit: Jack R. Frost

A memorial service was held at Calvary Baptist Church in Denver on Jan. 27, 2007 for Jack R. Frost.

Jack died of a heart attack on Jan. 8 in Izmir, Turkey, where he has resided during the past 27 years. His internment was at Cakabey Cemetery in Cesme, Turkey, where his family vacationed frequently.

Jack was born in Steamboat Springs on Oct. 3, 1945.

He lived in Phippsburg, until 1949, when his family moved to Craig. He attended schools in Craig and graduated in 1963 from Moffat County High School.

He joined the army in 1965 and was stationed in Germany for three years.

After his service in the army he worked for Safeway in Craig and Gunnison. In 1972 he moved to Hamburg, Germany, where he was manager for Safeway. He moved to Izmir, Turkey in 1978, where he worked for Boing, managing the U.S. Air Force Commissary. He later started his own import/export business.

He is survived by his wife, Semra; their son Tommy and daughter Sibel, who reside in Izmir, Turkey; former wife, Renate; their daughter Michaela her husband Kai, and granddaughter Lena who reside in Hamburg, Germany; mother Wilma Frost of Denver; sister Nancy Johnson and her husband Gary of Denver; niece Tamara Johnson Sippl and her husband, Zach, St. Paul, Minn., and nephew Eric Johnson of Seattle; an aunt and numerous cousins.

Jack was preceded in death by his father, Ray A. Frost, who died in January, 1988.