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Stephen "Steve" Franke

December 29, 1940 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Stephen "Steve" Franke Obituary

Stephen “Steve” Franke, age 83, of Evansville, IN, passed away at 9:15 p.m. on March 13, 2024, at Heart to Heart Hospice.

Steve was born December 29, 1940, in Evansville, IN, to the late John G. and Helen B. (Bennet) Franke. He graduated from Memorial High School in 1958 and the University of Evansville with a bachelor’s degree in accounting. Steve was employed as Controller at General Foods and Schultheis Insurance. He was a member at Holy Rosary Catholic Church.

Steve is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Lorna (Bailey) Franke; son, Scott Franke; daughter, Diane Beening (Michael); brother, Thomas Franke (Chris); and two grandchildren, William Franke and Rachel Franke.

Steve is preceded in death by his parents; his first wife, Phyllis (Lowery) Franke; and brother, John Franke.

The family would like to say a special thank you to Progressive Ortho Neuro Clinic and Heart to Heart Hospice.

Funeral Services will be held at 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2024, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue with Father Bernie Etienne officiating. Burial will be private.

Friends may visit from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Friday, March 22, 2024, at Boone Funeral Home East Chapel.

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Memorial Contributions may be made to: Holy Rosary Catholic Church at 1301 S Green River Rd, Evansville, IN 47715.

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Visitation
Friday
March 22, 2024

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

Funeral Service
Friday
March 22, 2024

6:00 PM
Boone Funeral Home
5330 Washington Avenue
Evansville, IN 47715

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