HENRYVILLE - Franz, Rosanna "Rosie," 81, of Celina, OH, and formerly of Henryville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, with her daughter at her side, at 11:20p.m. on Monday, March 17, 2014 at The Gardens in Celina.
She was born on August 9, 1932 in Jeffersonville, IN, to the late Jesse and Naomi (Ruddell) Beatty. On May 24, 1951 she married Loren D. Franz, who died in 2000. Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Vince and Jill Franz of Celina, Pastor L. Brent and Linda Franz of Henryville, IN, and daughter, Loranna Snyder of Westfield, IN; grandchildren, Lynsey and Jonathan Worthington, Brent Austin Franz, Kelsey Boone, Wesley Boone, Marissa Franz and Makenzi Franz; great-grandchildren, Isabella Ryan, Anya Worthington, Lydia Worthington and Daniel Mobley; and sister, Louise Gannon of Florida.
Rosanna was preceded in death by her son, Alan Lynn Franz; son-in-law, John Snyder; and her brother-in-law, James Gannon.
She was a member of the Henryville United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women in Henryville. Rosanna attended the Covenant Community Church in Coldwater, Ohio. She played the piano from the time she graduated, until two years ago at her church.
A memorial gathering will be held 5 - 7 p.m. Friday, March 21, 2014 at the Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home in Celina. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, March 24, 2014 at the Henryville United Methodist Church in Henryville, with Rev. Gary Cooper officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Cemetery in Henryville.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Henryville United Methodist Church or State of the Heart Home Health & Hospice.
Online condolences may be left at: www.LHDfuneralhome.com.
Lehman-Hogenkamp-Dzendzel Funeral Home
61 S. HANOVER ST. Celina, OH 45822
Published in The Courier-Journal on Mar. 20, 2014