Our Staff

Our dedicated and supportive staff are here to guide you through this difficult journey. We take pride in doing our absolute best to ensure your needs are met.

Daniel C. Frain
Owner, Licensed Funeral Director
President of Frain Mortuary, Inc.

Dan Frain is a life long resident of Pulaski County. Dan graduated from Winamac High School in 1969 and is a 1971 graduate of the Indiana College of Mortuary Science. He received his Indiana Funeral Director’s License in 1972.

Dan has been active in his local community and in statewide professional groups his entire life.   He was awarded the H.J. Halleck Community Service Award in 1992 for his dedication and service to the Pulaski County Community and in 2000, Dan was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash by Gov. Frank O'Bannnon - the highest honor that can be bestowed upon a Hoosier civilian.  In 2016, he was chosen as a Bicentennial Torch Bearer, one of handful to carry the torch in our county. Dan was inducted into the inaugural class of Winamac High School's Distinguished Alumni in 2018.

Dan served as Pulaski County Coroner from 1987 until 1994,with many years served as a Deputy Coroner prior to being elected to two terms.  He currently serves in an advisory capacity to the Coroner's Office. In 1995, Dan served as President of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association (IFDA) and remains an active member in the assocation.  Currently, Dan serves as an instructor of funeral law across the state. Dan is a member of the Winamac Kiwanis Club and Pulaski County Chamber of Commerce. He is a Past Master of Winamac Lodge #262 F&AM and current Member of Royal Center Lodge #585 F&AM.  He is a member of the Winamac First Christian Church where he has served as Elder, Trustee and Deacon.

Dan is married to Jaqueline "Jacki" Gordon Frain. They have two children, Stefanie and Jon and one grandson, Holden.

Jon Maxwell Frain
Owner, Licensed Funeral Director
Vice President of Frain Mortuary, Inc.

Jon Maxwell Frain is the son of Dan & Jacki Frain. Jon graduated from Winamac High School in 2003. In 2007, he received a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University (Bloomington, IN). In 2008, he received an Associate’s Degree from Worsham College of Mortuary Science (Chicago, IL).

Jon began working at the funeral home in 2005. In 2009, after graduating from mortuary school and serving a one year internship under his father’s guidance, he became a licensed funeral director.

Jon is active in the community and enjoys serving others.  He is a member and past president of the Winamac Kiwanis Club & a member of the Royal Center Lodge #585 F&AM.  He served several years as Chairman of the Pulaski County Election Board. In 2016, Jon was sworn in as Chief Deputy Coroner for Pulaski County.  Jon is a Life Member of the IU Alumni Association and previously served on the Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity Alumni Board.  

Jon is an avid IU Football & Basketball fan. He is also a Chicago Cubs & Indianapolis Colts fan. He enjoys golfing, boating, and playing Euchre as well as spending time with his family & friends.  

Jon is the proud father of Holden Daniel Frain.

Cheyene Mekisha Holguin
Funeral Director Intern

Cheyenne Mekisha Holguin of Monticello, IN joined the Frain Mortuary staff as a Mortuary student in 2018.  Cheyenne is a 2012 graduate of Twin Lakes High School in Monticello, IN and a 2019 graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science in Chicago, IL.  She recently passed her National Board Examination and is serving her internship. Cheyenne enjoys the outdoors, especially hiking and camping. She was recognized as a 10 year member of White County 4H.  She is the proud mother of one son, Onyx, who will be starting First Grade at Eastern Pulaski Elementary School this fall. Cheyenne plans to relocate to Pulaski County in the near future and remain employed at Frain Mortuary at the completion of her internship.  She has been busy learning the ins and outs of funeral service as well as getting to know the people of our community. Cheyenne will work out of all three Frain Mortuary locations in Winamac, Francesville and Medaryville serving all of Pulaski County and the surrounding area. 

Eugene L. Clark
Unlicensed Staff

Gene began working for Frain Mortuary in 2014 and has proved to be a tremendous asset to the family firm.  Gene has many years of small town business experience that reflect in the kind way he works with the public.  He and his wife Rhonda reside in Winamac. They enjoy camping and spending time with family.

Michael B. Leman
Unlicensed Staff

Mike began working for the funeral home in 2015.  Mike is caring and compassionate and has been a great asset to the firm.  For many years, he worked in sales and is a stranger to no one. He is a member of Bethel Bible Church in Winamac.  He is married to Tina Leman and they have four children as well seven grandchildren. Mike and Tina reside in Francesville.

John R. Behny
Unlicensed Staff

John began working for the firm in 2016.  John has a diverse background, including working in sales and as a Registered Nurse.  He currently serves as Pulaski County Coroner. He enjoys kayaking the Tippecanoe and walking his dog.  John is a member the Royal Center Lodge #585 F&AM. He and his wife, Leanne reside in Winamac.

In Memorium

In Loving Memory of Maxwell C. "Max" Frain

His memory lives on in the lives of whom he touched.

We wish to honor the memory of two former longtime employees

~Charles "Chuck" Webb and Virgil "Bud" Myers~

Without whom we would not be who we are today.  

Thank you for your many years of loyalty and service to our family.