Charles Franz

Charles W. Franz

1944 - 2012

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Services for Charles A Franz, age 67, of Colby, 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 Hixon. Life Tributes Funeral Home, Spencer is assisting the family. Charles was born in Owen on June 26, 1944, the son of the late William A. and Dorothy (Markee) Franz, Sr. He passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2012. On November 27, 1965 he married Jacqueline Erickson of Curtiss. Charles was employed at various places including Damm Sawmill, Hurd Windows, and Weyerhauser Companies. His greatest love was spending time with his wife Jacqueline, their family and grandchildren. Hobbies included carving, woodworking, fishing, hunting and singing one of many favorite tunes at Karaoke Night. Survivors include his wife Jacqueline of Colby; four daughters: Charlotte (Brian) Haines of Colby, Rebecca Franz of Spencer, Peggy (Michael) Collins of Bakersfield, CA, and Amanda (Nathan) Abney of Minneapolis, MN. Eight grandchildren: Nicholas, Joshua, Samuel, Andrew, Ethan and Rosa Haines, Michael Collins III, and Oliva Abney. One sister: Annette Franz of Owen and one brother William A. "Shorty" (Carol Ann) Franz, Jr. of Colby. Charles is further survived by many other relatives and friends. Charles was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Genevieve Arndt, Beatrice Rue and Carol Jean Robertson. Memorial donations in Charles name are being accepted by the family. Visit www.lifetributesfuneralhome.com to share thoughts and condolences with the family.
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Services

Visitation 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM Wednesday, May 23, 2012 Northridge Church 122 North 2nd Street Abbotsford, Wisconsin and 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Thursday, May 24, 2012 Northridge Church 122 North 2nd Street Abbotsford, Wisconsin Service 1:00 PM Thursday, May 24, 2012 Northridge Church 122 North 2nd Street Abbotsford, Wisconsin Officiant Pastor Will Krebs Committal Riversdie Cemetery in the town of Hixon following the service.