Francis Josephine "Jo" Ludwig Francis, 97, of Columbus, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013 at Wesley Glen. Jo is survived by her children, David (Lilia) Francis of Uberlandia, M G, Brazil, Molly (Ken) Nash of Willoughby Hills, Ohio, and Beth (Joel) Rabb of Dublin, Ohio; grandchildren, Juan (Wendy) Francis of Methuen, MA, Daniel (Betsy Lake) Francis of Oakland, CA, Beth Ann Francis of Brazil, Ken (Carrie) Nash of Pfaffton, NC, Elizabeth Nash Young of Willoughby Hills, OH, Angel Nash of Willoughby Hills, OH, Rebecca (Gordon) Rabb Fullerton of Columbus, OH, and David (Emily) Rabb of Dayton, OH; great-grandchildren, Jacob and Jessica Francis, Nathan and Ella Francis, Cole Nash, Janelle , Heidi, Mary Josephine and Mya Young, Max Fullerton and Luke Rabb; nieces; nephews; cousins; and dear friend, Alice Patton. Jo is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, George F. Francis, brother Cleo Ludwig along with numerous relatives and friends. Jo was a longtime member of the Hilliard United Methodist Church and current member of the Worthington United Methodist Church. She attended The Ohio State University and was retired from the Hilliard Post Office as Assistant Post Master. Jo enjoyed reading and playing cards. A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 1:30 p.m. at Wesley Glen with Mary Holm officiating. Following the service the family invites people to stay for a time of fellowship. Private interment will take place at Hanover Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Wesley Glen Charitable Care or a
. RUTHERFORD-CORBIN FUNERAL HOME, 515 N. High Street, Worthington is assisting the family with the arrangements. To send a condolence online please visit www.rutherfordfuneralhomes.com.
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Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Feb. 26 to Mar. 1, 2013