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Frank F. Essig

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“Frank was surely a "gentle soul." He was a pleasure to work with at Bethlehem Steel. He will be missed. jed ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

“I worked with Frank at Bethlehem Steel for 20 years. Hee was always well respected. He will be missed. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: Glenn Brown - Valparaiso, IN

“So sorry to hear about Franks passing. We were neighbors growing up in Gary Heights. He was a very wonderful person. My condolences to his family. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Pam (Feczko) Jordan - Las Vegas, NV

“Saddened to hear of another Soldier passingthat endured the perils of Vietnam. Ourheartfelt thoughts are with His Family. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Turner Family - Granger, IN

“Mr. Essig will always be considered a HERO for serving our country during a time when fighting for freedom was essential. You fought in what was...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Laura Christy

“I would like to offer my sincere condolences to Frank's family, sorry for your loss. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us that God is thinking thoughts of peace...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: A friend

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Frank was born on October 18, 1942 and passed away on Saturday, January 6, 2018.

Frank was a resident of Portage, Indiana at the time of passing.

Frank was a United States Army veteran and served in the 25th Infantry Division in Vietnam where he took part in Operation: Yellowstone in 1967.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 12:00 pm at Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church, 2949 Willowcreek Rd., Portage, IN 46368. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 10, 2018 from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 6941 Central Ave., Portage, IN 46368 with a wake service to be held at 6:00 pm. Additional visitation will be held Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 10:00 am until 11:30 am at the Funeral Home. Frank will be interred at Heritage Cemetery, Portage, IN at a service to be held at a later date. JAN 10. 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM Portage Chapel 6941 Central Avenue Portage, IN, US, 46368 information@ee-fh.com JAN 11. 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Portage Chapel 6941 Central Avenue Portage, IN, US, 46368 information@ee-fh.com Mass of Christian Burial JAN 11. 12:00 PM Nativity of Our Savior Catholic Church 2949 Willowcreek Rd Portage, IN, US, 46368 Mass of Christian Burial begins.