Lillian E. Franzen CHARLOTTE - Lillian E. Franzen, age 92, passed away May 14, 2013, at the Wilora Lake Healthcare Center. She was born on April 14, 1921, in Brooklyn, NY. She married Charles Franzen Jr. and raised her family of three in Hillsdale, NJ. She was a homemaker, worked in a deli, and drove a school van, was active in the Hillsdale Ambulance and Fire Department Auxiliary, and a Sunday School teacher at the Hillsdale Methodist Church. Also lived in Glens Falls, NY, and Kiln, MS. Moved to Charlotte, NC, to be closed to her son and daughter's family. She is preceded in death by husband Charles Jr., son Charles III, grandson Ellis IV, granddaughter Brittany, and sister-in-law Violet. Survived by son Robert Franzen, daughter Caroline Rolfsen, 11 grandchildren, and 18 great-grandchildren. Service will be private held at a later date.
Published in Charlotte Observer on May 19, 2013