Franklin G. Katje

Franklin G. Katje
Franklin G. Katje of Evansville, Indiana passed away Monday, August 2, 2010, in Evansville, IN. Mr. Katje was born on September 10, 1945, in Plainwell to George and Margaret Marie Katje. Frank began his career in Chicago at Morton Chemical and later worked at Watervliet Paper Company. He had worked in the research and development department for Whirlpool from 1972 until his retirement in 2010. Frank was active in a bowling league and enjoyed coaching men’s softball. He had traveled extensively, visiting Europe, Brazil and Asia. He is survived by his sisters, Jean Marie Doubblestien and Cheryl Ann Katje, and his brother Charles Fred Katje. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews and grand-nieces and nephews. A memorial visitation will be held on Monday, August 9, 2010 from 5 to 7:30pm at Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego where a memorial service will be held at 7:30pm with Celebrant Bill Rose officiating. Contributions in memory of Frank may be made to the March of Dimes.
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