|Birth: ||Sep. 12, 1905|
|Death: ||May 25, 2000|
Edwin F. Franke, 94, died Thursday, May 25, 2000 at a local hospital.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 PM Monday at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home, 542 Hickory. Services will be at 10:30 AM Tuesday at Grace Lutheran Church with the Rev. Arthur Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Elmwood Memorial.
Mr. Franke was born in Prairie Hill, near Brenham, where he attended public shcool and also completed bookkeeping courses at Blinn College.
Mr. Franke was a farmer and moved to Abilene from Haskell County in 1957.
Mr. Franke married Ella Charlotte Nierdieck in 1935; she died in 1991. He was a member of Grace Lutheran Church and served on the Church Council at Grace Lutheran and in Sagerton.
Survivors include two sons - Richard Charles Franke of Abilene and Marvin Gene Franke of Dallas; one daughter - Doris Franke Whitaker of Denver; one brother - Herbert Franke of Brenham; one sister - Edna Franke of Brenham and three grandchildren.
Memorials may be sent to Grace Lutheran Church, 1202 S. Pioneer Dr., Abilene, TX 79605; West Texas Rehabilitation Center, 4601 Hartford, Abilene, TX 79605; or the donor's charity of choice.
Obituary from the Abiilene Reporter-News.
Elmwood Memorial Park
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Record added: Aug 08, 2006
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