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Frank Stephanus, Jr.

August 18, 1932 ~ September 30, 2020 (age 88)


Frank Stephanus, Jr., age 88, of Evansville, IN, previously of Eddyville, KY, passed away on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital – Evansville.

Frank was born August 18, 1932, in Carroll County, KY, to the late Frank A. Stephanus and Ollie M. (Cobb) Whitledge. He was a Veteran in the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. He worked for Swift & Company for 17 years, and he was a founder and past president of Frank’s Remodeling Service before retiring after 41 years. Frank loved spending time with his family. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and traveling. He especially looked forward to the annual hunting trip with his son and grandsons at the family farm. Frank was a lifetime member of the N.R.A. Frank and Shirley enjoyed numerous trips on his Goldwing, gardening, and being together. He was a wonderful dad, grandpa, and great-grandpa. Frank was a great mentor to his son, whom he worked with. He will be truly missed.

Frank is survived by his son, Frank Randall Stephanus (Millie); grandchildren, Neil Michael Stephanus, Lauren Lee Lawrence (Josh), and Craig Andrew Stephanus (Annaliese); great-granddaughters, Adelyn Mae and Ella Jolie Lawrence; and loving companion of 35 years, Shirley Vanlandingham and her daughters, Sharon Dean (Tom), Deveta Miller, and Lisa Russell (Alan) and their families.

Memorial Services will be held Friday, October 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Graveside and Burial will be Private at Sunset Memorial Park.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: St. Jude Children’s Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

Arrangements are being handled by BOONE FUNERAL HOME EAST CHAPEL – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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Memorial Service
October 16, 2020

10:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery

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