Frank Mikeska: 1940 – 2019


    Frank Mikeska, 78, set sail on his final voyage on March 20, 2019. He was born on June 6, 1940 in Canton, Ohio to Frank and Katherine Mikeska. He was preceded in death by his loving son Shannon Mikeska and father Frank Mikeska.

    He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Pamela Mikeska; his mother Katherine Mikeska of Ohio; daughters, Melanie (Kim) of California and Davena (Scott) Howell of Ohio; grandchildren Collin Mikeska and Peyton Howell and sister in-law Linda (Tom) Hammen of Ohio.

    After graduating high school, he served in the United States Navy, retired from Ford Motor Company and was a member of the local VFW. He was also proud to be a professional Magician for over 40 years. Frank loved meeting new people and never met a stranger. He loved riding his Harley; he adored his three dogs but mostly he loved his family with all his heart.

    He was known by the Fort Myers Beach community as Magic Frank who performed at many local restaurants. At the time of his passing, he lived with his beloved wife Pam in Fort Myers which he called home for 16 yrs. Private services have been held. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gulf Coast Humane Society honoring Magic Frank Mikeska.