Deputy Frank Fabiano Jr. was born on August 8, 1958, to Frank Sr. and Donna Fabiano in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He attended Kenosha schools and graduated from Mary D. Bradford High School in 1977. On December 26, 1982, he entered the Marine Corps and served as an MP until he was honorably discharged on November 26, 1986.
On September 5, 1989, Frank was appointed a deputy sheriff for the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department. After his initial training, Frank was assigned to the third-shift Patrol Division where he served with distinction until his untimely passing.
On May 14, 1991, Deputy Fabiano rescued Lacy Stanley from a burning building, for which Deputy Fabiano was awarded the Department Silver Star for meritorious service. On August 12, 1991, Deputy Fabiano responded to the Village of Paddock Lake for a domestic disturbance. Upon arrival, the suspect in the domestic disturbance opened fire on Deputy Fabiano with a high-powered rifle and Deputy Fabiano received shrapnel wounds, for which he was awarded the Department Purple Heart.
Deputy Fabiano married his wife Amy on September 12, 1992. At the time of his death, Deputy Fabiano was survived by his wife, his 8-year-old daughter Angelina, both of his parents, his brother Dominick and his sister Debbie. He will be sorely missed by all who knew him.