Obit: Franz, Calvin (1893 - 1972)

Contact: Robert Lipprandt

Surnames: Albert, Camarin, Decker, Franz

----Sources: Marshfield News Herald, Wednesday, 26 January, 1972, Page 13

Calvin Franz, 78

Greenwood - Calvin Franz, 78, a lifelong resident of the Greenwood area, died at 10:15 a.m. Monday at the Memorial Home at Neillsville, where he has been a patient since June 16, 1971.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Immanuel United Church of Christ here, with the Rev. Pacifico Camarin, pastor, officiating. Burial will be made in the West Side Cemetery here.

Visitations may be made at the Hill Funeral Home from Thursday afternoon and after 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by members of the Wallace-Hinker Post of the Greenwood American Legion.

Mr. Franz was born Dec 17, 1893 in the town of Warner, and was married there Sept. 21, 1921, to Meta Decker, who preceded him in death Feb. 23 1969. After their marriage they farmed near Greenwood and in the 1948 they move to the city of Greenwood and had since made their home here.

He was a World War 1 veteran, a member of Immanuel United Church of Christ and the Wallace-Hinker Legion Post of Greenwood.

Survivors include two brothers, Otto Franz, Mesa Ariz., and Harold Franz, Sidney, Mont.; and a sister, Mrs. Alvin (Leona) Albert, Greenwood.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a sister and two brothers.



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