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Richard "Frenchie" French
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1927
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 23, 2007
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA

OBITUARY - Plain Dealer, Wabash (IN)

Richard "Frenchie" French, 79, of Wabash IN died Monday, April 23, 2007 at 6:17PM at Wabash County Hospital. He was born December 2, 1927 in Fort Wayne, Indiana to Carl and Della Mae (Croupe) French.

He married Barbara Pearson on December 31, 1972 in Wabash.

He attended Emmanuel Freewill Baptist Church. Frenchie retired from Farm Bureau Lumber Yard/Builder's Mart as a yard supervisor. He loved his children and was a big John Wayne fan and collector.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara French; two daughters, Rebecca Metz and Marcia (Rick) Harrison; four sons, Richard L. (Arleen) French, Jerry (Cindy) French, Mark (Wendy) French, and Mike (Michele) French, 18 grandchildren, and 11 great-grandchildren, all of Wabash. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert and Jerry French, and one sister, Maggie Colburn.

Funeral services will be held at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service on Friday, April 27, 2007 at 10:00AM with Pastor Doug Phillips officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 2-8, Thursday, April 26 at the funeral home.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl French (1894 - 1977)
  Della Mae Croop French (1897 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Barbara Ellen Pearson French (1937 - 2012)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leland Lehner French (1921 - 1954)*
  Edison French (1923 - 1923)*
  Richard French (1927 - 2007)
  Nancy Ann French (1931 - 1931)*
  Amos French (1934 - 1934)*
  Jerry French (1936 - 1986)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Lawns Cemetery
Wabash
Wabash County
Indiana, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Friends of Falls Cemeter...
Record added: Dec 08, 2011
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Richard Frenchie French
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Richard Frenchie French
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