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Rex William Franze

May 30, 1958 ~ December 6, 2021 (age 63)

Obituary

Rex William Franze, 63, passed away on Monday, December 6, 2021, at his home in Pleasant Lake, Indiana.

 

He was born on May 30, 1958, in Angola, Indiana to Jean Devereaux and Mary E. (Kyle) Franze.  Rex graduated from Angola High School and from Ivy Tech in Fort Wayne, Indiana.  He married Marina Morales on October 11, 1980.

 

He had worked at Industrial Contracting & Engineering in Angola and then worked at Morris Sheet Metal Corp. in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

 

Rex attended Pleasant Lake Baptist Church and was a member of the Angola American Legion, Post 31.

 

He enjoyed playing music, fishing, cooking and spending time with his family and friends.

 

Surviving is his wife, Marina Franze of Pleasant Lake, Indiana; children, Craig Franze of Columbus, Ohio, Kyle Franze of Pleasant Lake, Indiana, Roxanne Franze of Coldwater, Michigan and Steven (Chance) Franze of Charlotte, North Carolina; brothers, Tom (Brenda) Rose of Hamilton, Indiana and Doug Franze of Ray, Michigan; sisters, Deva Diane Warstler of Mongo, Indiana and Denise (Scott) Birely of Columbia City, Indiana, along with one great-grandchild.

 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jean Devereaux Franze and Mary E. Myers.

 

Visitation will be from 4-6 PM on Friday, December 10, 2021, and from 10-11 AM on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at the Weicht Funeral Home in Angola, Indiana.

 

Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at the Weicht Funeral Home.

 

Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery, Steuben County, Indiana.

 

Memorial donations may be made to the Angola American Legion, Post 31.

 

To send flowers to Rex's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
December 10, 2021

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Visitation
Saturday
December 11, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 11, 2021

11:00 AM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Donations

Angola American Legion Post 31
1760 W Maumee St, Angola,IN 46703,

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