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Stephen Marshall Francis Obituary
FRANCIS, STEPHEN MARSHALL; of Ortonville; died June 24, 2012. He was 78. Born April 7, 1934 in Detroit, son of the late Marshall and Irene (nee: Kish) Francis. Survived by Colleen, his loving wife of 55 years; nine children, Maureen (Mark) Bozeman, Kathleen (Scott) Bean, Brian (Melissa) Francis, Patricia (Rocky) Walker, Eileen (Bob) Goble, Margaret (Sean) Cobb, Molly (Bryan) Tilley, James (Mollie) Francis and Michael (Holly) Francis; 32 treasured grandchildren; one brother, Dennis (Carmie) Francis. Preceded in death by his sister, Nancy (Ronald) Rozman. Steve graduated from St. Ambrose High School in 1952. After attending GMI, he began a 42-year career as a designer for General Motors. He was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, sang with the Chrysler Imperials, was a member of St. Anne's choir for many years and spent his retirement as a proud tenor for the Singing Knights of Columbus. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at St. Anne Catholic Church, 825 S. Ortonville Rd., Ortonville. Family will receive friends Thursday from 3 to 9 p.m. at COATS VILLAGE FUNERAL HOME, Ortonville with a Rosary at 7 p.m. Memorial contributions to the Care and Share Fund at St. Anne's. Private condolence to the family go to
Published in The Oakland Press on June 26, 2012
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