Paul A. Mangis

September 11, 2016

Paul Arthur Mangis 77, of Frankfort, died Sunday, September 11, 2016 at his home. He was born on December 4, 1938 in Frankfort, IN to Elmer & Ona (Elder) Mangis.  Paul married Martha Hurt on September 22, 1960 and she survives.  Mr. Mangis was the Owner of E & R Manufacturing in Kirklin, where he worked a majority of his career.  He was a lifelong Clinton County resident and a 1956 graduate of Frankfort High School. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Frankfort.  Paul was a member of Clinton Masonic Lodge and was very involved in the Lodge, leading the Indiana Priory #8 Knight York Cross of Honor in 2013, was honorary member of several local Masonic Lodges, member of Order of the Eastern Star, Murat Shrine in Indianapolis, order of Purple Cross in the York Rite, High Twelve and the Grotto in Lafayette. Paul also was a member of the Moose Lodge #7 and the American Legion in Kirklin.  He loved all things mechanical and had a special interest in photography.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 16, 2016 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 4-8 p.m. Thursday with Masonic Rites held at 7:30 p.m. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital or the Clinton Masonic Lodge #54.

Survived by:

Wife: Martha Mangis of Frankfort, Son: Ken (Elizabeth) Mangis of Carmel, 2 Grandsons: Jalen & Gavin Mangis both of Carmel. 2 Sisters: Ann (Husband-Bob) Ottinger of Frankfort and Lois (Husband-Jim) Buck of Lafayette.


Leave your Condolences

13 Condolences for “Paul A. Mangis”

  1. Butch & Eileen Huffer September 13, 2016 at 12:59 pm

    Paul was a classmate, brother mason and a friend. His knowledge of the Masonic organization was amazing. He will be missed. Our prayers are with you.

  2. Timothy Knafel September 13, 2016 at 2:23 pm

    My sincere sympathy to the family of Paul as he was a devoted Mason and will be missed by many people…Timothy Knafel Indiana Priory #8 Knight York Cross of Honor.

  3. Beth Sharp September 13, 2016 at 2:39 pm

    Jim and I are very sorry for your loss.Paul was a very kind man and a good neighbor to have. Sending prayers to all of the family.

  4. Gordon and Jan Gill September 13, 2016 at 3:24 pm

    Our sincere sympathy to Paul’s wife, Martha, and his entire family at this difficult time. He was a dear friend who will be sorely missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Gordon and Janice Gill

  5. Steven Timmons September 14, 2016 at 10:53 am

    I am so sorry for your family’s loss. I would just like to mention Mr. Mangis was a 33 year member of The Fraternal Order of Eagles in Frankfort, IN. Mr. Mangis achieved Golden Eagle Status in 2013. Our prayers are with the family of our brother Eagle.

  6. Tom Brown September 14, 2016 at 6:10 pm

    My heart goes out to Martha and Ken. Paul was a very good friend and neighbor for several years. We did a lot of shooting, hunting,and fishing together. I never ask Paul for any help that he didn’t oblige me. Love ya both, Tom and Misty.

  7. Karl September 14, 2016 at 10:12 pm

    A man of character… a great example to follow. Enjoy your reward.

  8. Vanessa, Morgan and Camden Beard September 15, 2016 at 2:28 pm

    Kenny, Rae, Jalen, Gavin,
    So sorry to hear about your dad/grandpa. We are thinking about you and hoping you find peace in your memories of him.

  9. Larry Carr September 16, 2016 at 1:23 pm

    Paul was one of the finest gentlemen I ever met. He truly was a great Mason. I would have never known him if it hadn’t been for the Masonic Lodge and the Order of Eastern Star. He will truly be missed.

  10. Steve Bartley September 18, 2016 at 12:22 am

    With deepest sympathy to Martha and Ken. Our hearts go out to you. Steve and Melissa Bartley. Mike and Carol Bartley. Lisa and Keith Mckinzie and Family.

  11. Phyllis Bouldin September 28, 2016 at 10:42 am

    So sorry for your loss Martha and Family. I will be thinking of you at this time. And pray you can remember the good times to help get through this time.

  12. Donna O’Brien October 5, 2016 at 11:39 am

    Martha sorry to hear of the passing of Paul. Prayers for you. If you ever need anything, please do not hesitate to get in contact with me.

  13. C. E. Williams October 17, 2016 at 1:08 am

    Sympathy for you and your family’s loss in passing of Paul. We didn’t stay close after school as I moved on and Paul contiued his career. I remember you and Paul stopping at my house in Ohio returning from Cleveland. I have lots of memories is such a short time of our lives together. Take care and God be with you and your family.

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