Obit: Franz, Charles A. #2 (1944 - 2012)


Contact: Robert Lipprandt




Surnames: Franz, Krebs, Markee


----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, WI) 5/23/2012


Franz, Charles A. (26 JUN 1944 - 17 MAY 2012)


Charles A. Franz, 67, Colby, died Thursday, May 17, 2012.


He was born in Owen on June 36, 1944, the son of the late William A. and Dorothy (Markee) Franz, Sr.


On November 27, 1965, he married Jacqueline Erickson of Curtiss.


Charles was employed at various places including Damm Sawmill, Hurd Windows and Weyerhauser Companies.


Hobbies included carving, woodworking, fishing, hunting and singing karaoke.


Survivors include his wife, Jacqueline, Colby; four daughters, Charlotte (Brian) Haines, Colby, Rebecca Franz, Spencer, Peggy (Michael) Collins, Bakersfield, CA, and Amanda (Nathan) Abney of Minneapolis, eight grandchildren; one sister, Annette Franz, Owen; and one brother, William A. “Shorty” (Carol Ann) Franz, Jr., Colby.


Charles was preceded in death by his parents; and three sisters, Genevieve Arndt, Beatrice Rue and Carol Jean Robertson.

Services for Charles will be held at Northridge Church of Abbotsford, 122 North 2nd St. Visitation will be Wednesday at the church in Abbotsford from 4PM to 7PM and again on Thursday at the church from 12PM until the time of services.

Service will be at 1PM. Pastor Will Krebs will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery in the town of Hixton.

Life Tributes Funeral Home, Spencer is assisting the family.

Memorial donations in Charles' name are being accepted by the family.




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