Edwin Eugene Emans

August 10, 2010

Edwin Eugene Emans 82, of Frankfort, IN, died unexpectedly at 10:30 p.m. August 10, 2010 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born June 7, 1928 in Mercer, Ohio to the late Elvin Lee & Janice (Wilges) Emans. He was formerly married to Marjorie Ringwald and Ladonna Workman. He then married Ana E. Steinmetz on June 20, 1987 and she survives. Mr. Emans was a 1946 graduate York High School in Mercer County OH. He lived in Elgin, OH from 1930-1958, Delphos, Ohio from 1958 until moving to Frankfort in 1962. He was a conductor for Norfolk & Southern Railway and also worked for Erie Railroad and New York Central, retiring on November 16, 1988 after 36 years. His memberships include; St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Elks, Eagles Lodge, Clinton Masonic Lodge, Knights of Columbus, York Scottish Rite and a former member of Murat Temple in Indianapolis. He was the Elks State Treasurer for over 15 years. Mr. Emans enjoyed RVing, traveling and was an active member with the INDYBAGO State Club of Indiana.

Visitation and Services

Funeral Mass will be 9 a.m. Saturday, August 14, 2010 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at Goodwin Funeral Home. Burial will be in Bunnell Cemetery. Donations may be made to The Elks National Foundation, 2750 N. Lakeview Ave., Chicago, IL 60614. Envelopes will be available.

Survived by:

Wife: Ana Evelyn Emans of Frankfort 3 Daughters: Nancy J. Emans (Norman) Marsh of Indianapolis, Barbara A. Connaway of Cambria, IN and Mary E. Williams of Frankfort Son: James W. (Debbie) Emans of Bremen 5 Step Daughters: Sandra K. (Ron) Huffman of Rochester, NY, Deborah A. Neal of Indianapolis, Susan H. (Bill) Honeycutt of Roanoke, VA, Toni S. (Pat) Coulter of New Jersey and Beth J. (Gene) Funk of Lafayette 3 Step Sons: John R. (Barbra) Steinmetz of Lafayette, Matt T. (Cynthia) Steinmetz of Wake Forest, NC and Chris P. (Machele) Steinmetz of Woodstock, GA Son-in-Law: Jay Hinton of Lafayette 1 Sister: Wanda Lee (Donald) Steele of Rotunda West, FL 26 Grandchildren and 28 Great Grandchildren

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by a step daughter, Sue Hinton, brother, Merl Emans and sister, Janet McHugh


14 Condolences for “Edwin Eugene Emans”

  1. Dan & Mary LaRue August 11, 2010 at 7:57 pm

    Nancy – Dan and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Mary

  2. Kelli Brown August 11, 2010 at 9:25 pm

    Ed will be missed and he was well loved. Prayers and love from Virginia.

  3. Nila Sullivan August 12, 2010 at 9:11 am

    Mary: I know this is a difficult time, but keep your faith and your family close and this too will pass.
    Blessings & Prayers for all of you.

  4. Mary Kronoshek August 12, 2010 at 12:38 pm

    Debby, I am very sorry to hear about your stepfather. I will remember you and your family in my prayers during Mass this Sunday.

  5. Don & Twibell August 12, 2010 at 3:24 pm

    Ana and family, it was a pleasure to be with Ed and Ana in Sebring, Florida…he was alot of fun espically playing holeyboard….he will be missed by many….Ana was the apple of his eye…their love was seen by all the knew them….Ana we are thinking of you so much…love you dearly friend….Pat and Don too

  6. Dace Abeltins August 12, 2010 at 3:29 pm

    “The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity” ~Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  7. Tom Jones August 12, 2010 at 4:20 pm

    Please accept my deep and sincere condolences on the passing of your stepfather. Having recently lost a dear loved one, I have a great deal of sympathy and empathy for you and your family. Hopefully, the support of your family and friends will help you to find peace during this difficult time. Blessings to you and your family. Please know that you have the support of your friends and colleagues at work.

  8. JP Doll August 12, 2010 at 5:43 pm

    I am very sorry to hear of your Dad’s death. Hope you and all of your family are doing ok, I am praying for you as you say good bye and grieve his passing. Many prayers and much love.
    Reverend Judy Doll, Chaplain at Seton Specialty Hospital

  9. Mike and Candi Dircks August 12, 2010 at 8:09 pm

    Ed was so loved and admired and we will miss him so much. We wish more than anything that we could be there with you all during this time, but please know that not a minute goes by that you are not in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all very much.

  10. John & Anita Edgemon August 13, 2010 at 6:19 am

    Ed will really be missed by all of us at Sebring Gardens in Sebring. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family. Ed was one of my favorite partners at “Holie Board” games.
    John & Anita

  11. Jan & Ron Bond August 14, 2010 at 10:47 am

    I’m sorry we could not be there physically, but you are in our prayers. May the light of God’s love bring you peace and comfort in this difficult time.
    Love, Jan & Ron

  12. Bob Lamp August 15, 2010 at 4:42 pm

    I didn’t know Ed that long but I enjoyed the time we had at Sebring Gardens. He was a lot of fun to playing holy board with and I will miss him. My thoughts and prayers for you and your family.
    Bob and Diane

  13. Tom & Pam August 15, 2010 at 5:49 pm

    Nancy Tom & I are so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Know that y’all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  14. Jerri & Denny Ridenour August 16, 2010 at 3:48 pm

    Nancy, Debbie, Ana & Family: I’m so sorry to learn of Ed’s passing. I just today happened to pull up The Times’ and read the news. We’re so very sorry. Our condolences to all of your families – such a difficult time. Our thoughts are with you.

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