Annabelle Ahrens Franz, beloved wife, mother and grandmother, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 at the age of 78. She was born on July 27th, 1929 in Converse, TX to Henry and Augusta Hofferichter. Annabelle loved to dance, paint, sew and bowl, and was an active, proud and devoted member of St. John's Lutheran Church. She was married to the late Roy O. Ahrens and is survived by her current husband, Clayton R. Franz; son Gary Ahrens and wife Leslie along with their sons Nicholas and Bradley; step-daughter Sherry and Jeff Fletcher; step-son Jeff Franz and Leslie; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by an infant son, her parents and her brother, Norman Hofferichter. Visitation will be Friday, July 25th, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Porter Loring on McCullough. SERVICE SATURDAY July 26, 2008 10:00 A.M. ST. JOHN'S LUTHERAN CHURCH 502 E. NUEVA SAN ANTONIO, TX 78205 Pastor Bob Braun officiating. Memorial contributions may be made to St. John's Lutheran Church. Interment in Mission Burial Park South. You are invited to sign the guestbook at www.porterloring.com
. Arrangements with Porter Loring Mortuary.