Elizabeth Maureen Franz, 69, of Midland, died Sunday morning, Jan. 8, 2017 at her home. She was born Dec. 12, 1947 in San Diego, Calif., daughter of the late Karl Sr. and Elizabeth (Cleer) Franz. She spent time working at the Arnold Center. Elizabeth loved going to church, helping people however she could and just spending time with people she cared about. She was soft spoken and kind, but was not afraid to tell you when you did something wrong. She was thankful to all her caregivers that helped her have a good life in the community.
Surviving Elizabeth are her brothers and sisters, Karl (Linda) Franz Jr., David Franz, Janice Elsea, Theresa (David) Roza, Rebecca (Scott) Waldron and Julie Franz; as well as many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and nephews
In honoring Elizabeth's wishes, cremation has taken place. A memorial service for Elizabeth will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at the Ware-Smith-Woolever Funeral Home, 1200 W. Wheeler St. in Midland. The Rev. Dr. Wallace H. Mayton III will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider The Arc of Midland.