Francis "Frank" J. Kysela IV

January 31, 1930 — November 27, 2021

Francis "Frank" J. Kysela IV

Dr. Francis "Frank" J. Kysela IV, age 91. Passed away on November 27, 2021. Beloved husband of 66 years to Shirley (nee Ruby); cherished father of Francis J. Kysela V and Jerry G. Kysela (Cece); loving grandfather of Joe, Dulcie, Kyle and Christy Kysela. Frank graduated from St. Ignatius High School, attended John Carroll University, and graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry and was a Fulbright Scholar. Active in Dentistry, the Cleveland Dental Society, and a nutritionist for many years. He had a vast collection of wine and was extremely knowledgeable on the subject; so much so, he publicly spoke on the topic and was a member and founder of several wine and food organizations including the Les Amis du Vin and the Commanderie de Bordeaux in the Cleveland area. Frank also enjoyed collecting prints and artwork of all types. He was an avid reader. He spent many years sailing and racing on Lake Erie with his two sons, as the captain of the boat, with an obedient crew. He was active with St. Peregrine's church now located in Richfield, Ohio. Frank was very engaging and personable and someone who would engage in conversation with everyone and anyone whom he would meet. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made, in his honor, to St. Peregrine Church Building Fund, 3086 W. Streetsboro Road, Richfield OH, 44286. Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11:30 am, on Saturday, December 11, 2021 at St. Christopher Catholic Church, 20141 Detroit Rd, Rocky River. Private interment All Souls Cemetery, Chardon. (440) 333-9774

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Starts at 11:30am (Eastern time)

St. Christopher's Catholic Church

20141 Detroit Rd, Rocky River, OH 44116

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