Dwain William Franz
LINCOLN, IL - Dwain William Franz, 67, died at 12:25 a.m., Jan. 16, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill.
Dwain was born Feb. 7, 1946, in Lincoln, Ill., the son of Henry W. and Gertrude Sparks Franz. He married Linda Funk on April 27, 1969, in Lincoln at Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Surviving Dwain are his wife, Linda of Lincoln; his mother, Gertrude Munsch of Lincoln; one daughter, Delyn (Brian) Duggins of Bloomington, and grandchild, Bryson; one son, Tyler Franz of Osage Beach, Mo.; and one sister, Janet (Marvin) Johnson of New Holland.
He was preceded in death by his father and stepfather.
Dwain was retired from Verizon, formerly GTE. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church and the American Legion Post #263. Dwain enjoyed spending time at the Lake of the Ozarks, being with family and his grandson, and cooking. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Services for Dwain will be Monday, Jan. 20 at 1:30 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church of Lincoln, Rev. Greg Busboom officiating. Burial will be in New Union Cemetery with full military rites accorded by American Legion Post #263.
Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 19 from 2-5 p.m. at the church.
Memorials may be given in his name to the
, American Legion Post #263 or Immanuel Lutheran Church.
Arrangements were entrusted to Fricke-Calvert-Schrader Funeral Home in Lincoln.