Frank G. Engler, Jr.

Frank Engler, 78, of Kansas City, Kansas, passed away January 13, 2014 at the Kansas City Presbyterian Manor. He was born May 21, 1935 in Odessa, Texas. He graduated from Ashdown High School in Ashdown, Arkansas and received a degree in Education from Baylor University, in Waco, Texas. Frank was an elementary school teacher for more than 15 years in Midland, Texas. Following his years of teaching, he owned Turquoise Treasures in Midland and Odessa. He married Mary Mae Aldridge in July, 1956 and they were married 23 years.

Frank is survived by his son, Stephen W. Engler and his wife, Carole, of Wiesbaden, Germany, his cousins Marilyn Locke, Kansas City, KS and Claralyn Evans and her husband, Lawrence of Kansas City, MO. He is also survived by two step-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11 am, Tuesday, January 21, 2014 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 1300 North 18th Street, Kansas City, KS. A reception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials to the St. Paul’s Food Pantry.



  1. James (Paul) Nance on January 28, 2014 at 7:03 am

    As was the case for many others, Mr Engler was my 6th grade teacher at Jane Long Elementary in Midland, TX back in 1963. Even after all the years that have gone by, I still drive by the school and remember how much I enjoyed his class and, especially him. He was always so professional and kind. So sorry to his family for his passing but his memory will forever live in the hearts of so many.

  2. Roger Cooper on January 26, 2014 at 7:57 am

    Mr. Engler was my teacher at Jane Long and Bonham Elementary schools in Midland, TX. Mr. Engler put his heart into teaching, which demonstrated to me the importance of learning. I also remember the twinkle in his eye when he talked about his son. May your family feel peace in their hearts as you start your new journey.

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