Obit: Franz, Ferdinand (1908 - 1990
Surnames: FRANZ ELMER
----Source: Tribune-Record-Gleaner 9/ /1990
FERDINAND "FRITZ" FRANZ
Ferdinand (Fritz) Franz, 81, Greenwood, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 1990, at the Veteran's Home, King. Funeral services were held Friday, Sept. 14, 1990, at 11 a.m. at Rinka Funeral Home, Greenwood. Full military rites were performed by the Greenwood American Legion.
Rev. John Tschudy officiated and burial was in Westside Cemetery. Relatives served as pallbearers.
Ferdinand Franz was born Oct. 26, 1908, in the town of Warner, Clark County, to William and Anna (nee Decker) Franz. He received his education at Braun Settlement Schools. He farmed in his younger years and later worked for Stewart's and Wuethrich's cheese factories. He then retired and resided in Greenwood. He has been a resident at King since July. He was a World War II veteran and a member of the Greenwood American Legion.
Survivors include two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Elmer, Greenwood and Sophia Franz, Owen.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and four brothers.
Rinka Funeral Home handled the arrangements.
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