Frank Effinger

September 2, 1926December 11, 2013

Frank Effinger, 87, of Evansville, passed away Wednesday, December 11, 2013, at Parkview Care Center. He was born September 2, 1926, in Evansville, to the late Frank John and Mary (Martin) Effinger.

He was a graduate of F.J. Reitz High School and served in the US Navy. He retired as a Supervisor from Whirlpool after 42 years. He attended Christian Fellowship Church and was a member of VFW Post #1114. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, golfing and traveling. He was a wonderful and loving husband, father and grandfather.

Frank is survived by his wife of 66 years, Marjorie (Wallace) Effinger of Evansville; daughter, Sharon Effinger of Phoenix, AZ; sons, Michael (Margaret) Effinger of Fishersville, VA and Jeffrey (Nancy) Effinger of Evansville; grandchildren, Michael (JoAnn) Effinger, Rachel, Tiffany and Charissa Effinger, Charity (Jeff) Rogers, Caleb and Joel (Kirstein) Effinger, Micah and Holly Effinger, Christy (Louis) Scavuzzo, Andrew (Sabrina), Paul, Joe and Tim Effinger; great-grandchildren, Colleen, Meagan and Will Effinger; sisters, Marilyn and Charlotte Effinger, Betty Dunning and Jane (Robert) Fisher; brothers, Jerry (Mary), William (Dorothy), Merle (Margaret), Ernie (Linda) and Steve Effinger; brother-in-law, Ernie Johnson; sister-in-law, Olga Effinger; nieces and nephews.

Services will be 1:00 PM Saturday, December 14, 2013, at Alexander West Chapel, officiated by Rev. Cliff Herring, with private burial in Sunset Memorial Park. Friends may visit Friday from 3:00 to 7:00 PM at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Fellowship Church. Condolences may be made online at


  • Visitation Friday, December 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 14, 2013

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Connie Smith

December 19, 2013

Sharon, my sincerest sympathy to you. He was a great man. Wish I had been aware during visitation time, but just got the news today. Hope you are well. Love, Connie Smith

Kathy Rumade (Ogles)

December 17, 2013

Margaret, Mike, Sharon and Jeff, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you in your times of sorrow.

Brenda Hankins (Ogles)

December 16, 2013

My Condolence and Prayers to all the family for your loss.

Brenda Hankins (Ogles)

December 16, 2013

My prayers to all the family for your loss.

December 14, 2013

Psalm 27:14 Wait on the Lord: be of good courage, and he shall strengthen thine heart: wait, I say, on the Lord.
Bill Allen

Bill Allen

December 13, 2013

Warm wishes to the Effinger family. Because of prior commitments, I will not be able to stop by to offer my condolences.
Thinking of you, Pat Ingram

Boyd and Karen Davis

December 13, 2013

We have not seen your family for many years but you will always hold a special place in our hearts. Please give our love to Marge, Mike and Jeff and families.
Boyd and Karen Davis (Sid, Jennifer and Eric)

Billy Kellough

December 13, 2013

Marg..We cherish the friendship of you, Frank and your children. I am so glad God allowed our paths to cross. We are praying for you in this time of sorrow. Cast you care on Christ, for He cares for you.
Bill and Corene Kellough

Rita (Effinger) White

December 13, 2013

Sorry to hear the loss of your loved one. Martin and Inez Effinger was my Dad and Mom. Bot used to come visit us at our house and he always had a big smile on his face. I am sure that he will be missed by everyone. My Love, Prayers and Deepest Sympathy are sent to the family. God Bless!


December 13, 2013

I'm sorry to hear of the loss of your loved one. May our Heavenly Father provide strength and comfort to the family during this time of grief. "For he is near to those broken at heart ". Ps 34:17,18.