— Aug. 3, 1923 - Aug. 14, 2010
Dr. Frank E. Jaumot Jr., Barrington, Ill., passed away Saturday, Aug. 14, 2010, at the age of 87. He was born in Charleston, W.Va., on Aug. 3, 1923, and grew up in Cumberland, Md.
He attended Western Maryland College, where he earned a B.S. in physics. In 1951, he earned his Ph.D. in physics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he was an assistant professor in the physics department until 1956. Concurrently, he was the chief of the physics of metals section at the Franklin Institute Laboratories in Philadelphia.
In 1956, Dr. Jaumot joined the Delco Electronics Division of General Motors in Kokomo where he worked in various positions until his retirement in 1984. Frank was very active in the Kokomo community, holding many board positions in groups such as the YMCA, Sagamore Council Boy Scouts, Chamber of Commerce, Kokomo Symphonic Society and was an active member of the Kokomo Country Club and Grace United Methodist Church
Frank and his wife Jean moved to Diamondhead, Miss., in 1988 to enjoy year-round golf. Frank’s community involvement continued, including the Diamondhead Community Church, Diamondhead Men’s Golf Association, the Krewe of Diamondhead and the Aloha Club. In 2006, Frank and Jean moved to Barrington, Ill., where Jean still resides.
Frank is survived by his wife, Jean Hite Jaumot, Barrington, Ill.; a daughter, Cherie Jaumot Kizer, Lake Barrington, Ill.; a son, Frank E Jaumot III, Parkland, Fla.; and eight grandchildren.
Memorials in Frank’s name may be made to Vitas Hospice, Attn: Jan, 580 Waters Edge Drive, Suite 100, Lombard, IL 60148, 630-495-8484. For information call 847-381-3411 or to place an online condolence visit www.davenportfamily.com.