Memorial Mass for Francis “Frank” Sisto Settimi, 88, of Hoyt Lakes will be held 11 am Tuesday, October 4, 2016 at the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Hoyt Lakes with Fr. Peter Lambert as Celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to mass at the church. Military honors will be accorded by the Aurora-Hoyt Lakes Color Guard. Inurnment will be in the Forest Hill Cemetery in Aurora. Arrangements are by the Ziemer-Moeglein-Shatava Funeral Home in Aurora. Frank died Thursday, September 29, 2016 at his home. He was born on August 15, 1928 to Sisto and Mary (Sereno) Settimi in Aurora. He attended school and graduated from the Aurora High School, Class of 1946. Following school, Frank entered the US Army serving in the 24th Infantry Division in Japan from 1946 to 1948. Upon his honorable discharge, Frank attended Virginia Junior College having graduated with an Associate of Science degree. He continued his education at the University of Minnesota where he graduated with a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering in 1953. Frank was united in marriage to Helen Kastelic on October 4, 1946 at the Holy Family Church in Eveleth. Frank began his career at the Scranton Mine in Hibbing as an Assistant Master Mechanic until being transferred in 1957 to the Tioga Mine in Grand Rapids. In 1958, Frank was transferred to the Erie Mining Company as an Agglomerating Engineer. Frank retired as a Plant Superintendent from Cleveland Cliffs in 1992. He was a member of the Hoyt Lakes VFW and the Aurora American Legion; an active member of the Queen of Peace Church, having served as a trustee for twenty years and a choir member for over fifty years; as well as a member of the Knights of Columbus. Frank enjoyed making homemade noodles and sausage, fishing trips to Canada, and especially spending time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 64 years: Helen; five children: Kathee (Glenn) Wilson of Waupun, WI, Tim (Cindy) Settimi of Hoyt Lakes, Mike (Denise) Settimi of Lino Lakes, David (Cheryl) Settimi of Brooklyn Park, and Gina Settimi of Minneapolis; five grandchildren: Chelsey, Ashley, Michelle, Natalie, and Dan. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Anita Nemgar.