Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

Barbara Franke Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

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Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Barbara Franke Obituary

from Eugene, Wisconsin, United States

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

Barbara Franke Obituary

Date of BirthSeptember 01, 2016

420 Views

Date of PassingJanuary 01, 2016

Barbara Franke Obituary

from Eugene, Wisconsin, United States


Barbara J. Franke 1950 - 2016 Barbara J. Franke, 65, of Kenosha passed away on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016, at her home with her loving family by her side. Barb was born on Sept. 27, 1950, in Millport, Ala., to Ermon and Lovie (Shaw) Price. She was raised by her sister and brother-in-law, Idell and Benson Shaw. Barb married Kenneth Franke on July 7, 1989, and he preceded her in death in 2008. She always helped others and was evident in her career choice as a home caregiver for the elderly, working for many years at Right at Home. Barb was an "EBay Entrepreneur" and enjoyed going to casinos and playing bingo. She loved thrifting, auctions, antiquing and camping. Her greatest joy in life was the time she spent with her family; being a wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was preceded in death by, her parents; her son, Rodney Wasion; her granddaughter, Amanda Atkins; a great grandchild, Konner Becker; and her second parents, Idell and Benson Shaw. Barb is survived by, six children, Wendy (Anthony) Reynosa, Brenda Wasion, Chrystle (Jason) Brand, Brandy (Hugo) Robles, Joan (Bob) Becker and Pete (Jenny) Franke; 10 grandchildren, Rei and Elicia Reynosa, Kenneth Wasion, Ricky Atkins, Dylan Gittings, Kortney Brooks, Kristopher Becker, Emilee LaMothe, Tyler (Cianna) and Cody Brand; ten great grandchildren, Wesley Montague, Casiya Baer, Jacob Wasion, Henry and Bentley Porter, Elye and Achelious Atkins, Benjamin Brooks, Kristopher Becker and Avery Gittings; two brothers, Eddie (Christine) Shaw and Eugene Price; four sisters, Sue Aldridge, Lois (Owen) Leonard, Catherine Kemper, Caneer Belcher; two sisters-in-law, Judy (Steve) Russel and Bonnie Bandoli; her four legged friend, Mr. Jingles, as well as many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. A memorial service for Barbara will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, at Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home. A visitation will be held on Sunday at the funeral home from 1:30 p.m. until the time of service. Hansen-Lendman Funeral Home 6019 7th Avenue 262-654-2136 www.hansen-lendmanfuneralhome.com

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