Saturday, October 29, 2011


AGE: 86

ADDRESS: W8982 Keyes Avenue Medford Town of Molitor Resident

PLACE, DATE & TIME OF DEATH: 8:30 A.M. Saturday, October 29 at the Gilman Care Center, Gilman while under the care of Hope Hospice where he had been a resident for the past 9 days

TIME & PLACE OF FUNERAL: Memorial Services will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 5 at the North Ridge Church, Abbotsford

OFFICIATING: Rev. Will Krebs and Rev. Dale Hazard

PLACE OF BURIAL: Cremainal Inurnment will take place at a later date at Molitor Catholic Cemetery, Town of Molitor

VISITATION AT: 9:00 A.M. until the time of services at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, November 5 at the North Ridge Church, Abbotsford

DATE & PLACE OF BIRTH: June 1, 1925 in Tripoli, WI, Oneida County

EDUCATION: 1945 Graduate of Westboro High School

MARRIAGE INFORMATION: July 27, 1957 in Medford to Caroline A. Griesbach and she survives

PRINCIPAL EVENTS IN LIFE: Norman worked in sawmills with his father. From 1957 until 1987 he resided in the Minocqua/Woodruff area and worked at Hastrieters Mill and Pukall Lumber. After retirement in 1987, he joined the Assembly of God “MAPS” Program, doing mission work in California and Mississippi. He retired from that in 2002. Norman enjoyed camping, fishing, rock hound, reading, model railroad and prayer ministry. Norman accepted Jesus Christ as his Saviour in October of 1977.

MEMBER OF: North Ridge Church, Abbotsford

SURVIVING SPOUSE: Caroline A. Franck of 54 years, Medford

SURVIVING CHILDREN: Joseph (Rebecca) Franck of Strum, David (Cathy) Franck of Osseo, Roddi Franck of Woodruff and Paula Broshar of Exeter, Missouri

DECEASED CHILDREN: Granddaughter: Becky Batiste and Daughter-In-Law: Carrie Franck

SURVIVING GRANDCHILDREN: 12 and 5 Step-Grandchildren; 10 Great-Grandchildren and 12 Step Great-Grandchildren

SURVIVING BROTHERS/SISTERS: Violet (Earl) Thums of Westboro; Sister-In-Law: Marion Griesbach of Medford
Also survived by many Nieces, Nephews, Other Relatives and Many Friends

DECEASED BROTHERS/SISTERS: Edna Schmidt and Gertrude Smith

DECEASED FATHER: Claude H. Franck DECEASED MOTHER: Susie Franck (Maiden Name: Armstrong)

OTHER INFORMATION: In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Norman’s family to be designated at a later date
Hemer Funeral Home of Medford is assisting the family with arrangements
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