Margaret E. Franz (1937 - 2014)

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Franz, Margaret E.

Margaret E. "Margie" Franz, 77, a long time resident of Edgar died on Monday, July 28, 2014 at the House of The Dove in Marshfield under the care of Ministry Home Hospice.

Memorial services will be 11am Saturday, August 9, 20014 at Community Bible Church in Stratford with Pastor Bill Nesbitt officiating. Burial will be in Fenwood Cemetery following the services.

Family will receive relatives and friends from 4-7pm Friday at the church and again on Saturday from 10am until service time.

Sauter/Rembs Funeral Home in Stratford is assisting the family with the arrangements.

Margie was born on May 6, 1937 in Aurora, IL to Wilbert and Frances (Manes) Berthold. She graduated from Naperville High School and attended Copley Nursing College.

She was united in marriage to Robert G. Franz, Sr. on August 1, 1955 at Temple in the Sky in Chicago, IL.

Margaret worked in the health care profession. She was active in her church and very passionate about the Awana Club. She loved country living and spending time with her family and loved ones.

Margie is survived by her husband Robert, children Robert (Shirley) Franz, Jr. of Earlville, IL, Steven (Connie) Franz of Earlville, IL, Mark (Theresa) Franz of Appleton, Patricia Allvin of North Branch, MN, Timothy (Maureen) Franz of Oshkosh, Carol (Damon) Englebretson of Stratford and Daniel (Michelle) Franz of Milan, IL; 25 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren. She is further survived by two brothers Jerry (Mary) Berthold of Atlanta, GA and Richard (Debbie) Berthold of Clarksville, TN; two sisters Carol Whitney of Posen, IL and Mary (David) Stevens of Boulder Hill, IL.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Barbara Stack, granddaughter Melissa Heim, and a brother Wilbur "Skip" Berthold, Jr.

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Published in the Marshfield News Herald on Aug. 6, 2014
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