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Robert Eugene Franzen

October 8, 1941 August 28, 2019
Robert Eugene Franzen
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Obituary for Robert Eugene Franzen

Robert Eugene Franzen, 77, of Lake Summerset, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by family at 10:55 a.m., Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at Monroe Clinic Hospital.

Born October 8, 1941 in Chicago, IL, the son of Nels Ragnar Franzen and Mildred Marie Bernatz. He was a resident of Wheaton, IL before moving to Davis, IL in 2001. Bob married the former Karen Ann Pool in Downers Grove, IL on September 27, 1974. He was employed as a design engineer by Rexnord for 36 years.

Survivors include wife Karen of Davis, IL; daughter Anneliese (Michael) Stoos of Dekalb, IL; son Robert (Nicki Jo) Franzen of St. Charles, MO; son Mark (Kate) Franzen of Richmond, VA; daughter Cheryl (John) Sayers of Durand, IL; brother Neil Franzen of Boulder, CO; Grandchildren Melinda Sayers, Devin Sayers, Garrett Sayers, Avery Franzen, Brycen Franzen and Samuel Franzen and many nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents.

A visitation will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 31, 2019 at McCorkle Funeral Home- Durand Chapel, 101 W. Main Street, Durand, IL. Cremation Rites will be Accorded with final resting place in Davis Cemetery, Davis, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. Louis University Cancer Center for Leukemia Research in memory of Robert Eugene Franzen and in honor of Nicki Jo Franzen.

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9:00 AM 8/31/2019 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/31/2019 11:00:00 AM
McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel

101 W. Main St.
Durand, IL 61024

McCorkle Funeral Home - Durand Chapel
101 W. Main St. Durand 61024 IL
United States

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