Frankie L. Kerkhoff, age 53 of Dayton, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2019. She was born November 10, 1965 in San Francisco, California the daughter of David and Kathleen Kelley.
Frankie was a loving mother and companion who cared so much for her family. She had a good heart and never judged. Frankie was very warm and compassionate and put others before herself. She had a passion about what she did in life and all of the kids that came to talk to her about their issues or home life. She was active in Suicide Prevention Groups and the tornado relief for Dayton.
Thanks for everything, mom, you will be deeply missed.
She is preceded in death by her father, David Edgar Kelley, Sr., son, Robbie Kerkhoff.
Frankie will be missed by her loving boyfriend, Jim Perkins; sons, Alan M. (Markie) Kerkhoff, Jr., Corey N. Perkins and Stephen Kelley; daughter, Jessica Hoekwater; mother, Kathleen Kelley; sisters, Erin Kelley, Bethan Kelley; former husband, Alan Kerkhoff, Sr.; his son, Chad Kerkhoff; Alan's sister, Kim (Rick) Gryniewski; Alan's brother, Tom (Theresa) Kerkhoff and their daughter, Amy Lynn; Jim Perkins' sons, Wilson, Caleb, Mike, Mark and Brian Perkins; and many cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Newcomer North Chapel, 4104 Needmore Rd., Dayton, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to a local Suicide Prevention Organization. If you feel in need of help, call 1-800-273 TALK (8255).
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