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Francis  "Frank" Bongen

Obituary for Francis "Frank" Bongen

August 24, 1947 - January 2, 2019
Greenwood, Indiana | Age 71

Obituary

Francis "Frank" W. Bongen, age 71, of Greenwood, passed away on January 2, 2019 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.
Frank was born on August 24, 1947 in Lafayette, IN to the late Francis and Betty Bongen. On September 6, 1969, he married his beloved Paula Creque, who survives. Frank grew up in Speedway, IN and was a member of St. Christopher Catholic Church. He worked for 44 years at Peerless Pump and was a member of The National Guard. Frank enjoyed camping, trapshooting and was an avid reader. He truly loved spending time with his family and friends. He was an amazing son, brother, husband, father and friend. The love, kindness and laughter brought will be greatly missed.
Survivors include his loving wife of 49 years, Paula; son Paul Bongen (Teresa); brothers, Joe and Paul (Sue); and sister, Carol Bongen; and multiple nieces and nephews.
Frank was preceded in death by his parents, and one sister, the late Theresa Uhrick.
A special memorial mass for Frank will be held at St. Christopher's Catholic Church, 5301 W 16th St, Indianapolis, IN 46224, on Thursday, January 10 at 11:00 AM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The American Heart Association.

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