Carl August “Gus” Franson

Carl August “Gus” Franson

Death 23 Dec 1953 (aged 76–77)
Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
Burial Spokane, Spokane County, Washington, USA
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Ritzville Journal-Times, Thursday, January 7, 1954

Rites Conducted for Gus Franson

SPOKANE - Funeral rites were held Dec. 28 for Carl August (Gus) Franson, long-time Ritzville carpenter who died here Dec. 23 at the age of 77.

A native of Sweden, Franson spent from 1902 to 1948 in Ritzville, building many homes in the vicinity. He also was a wood-carver and a violin-maker. He had lived in Spokane since 1944.

Survivors include his widow, Augusta, whom he had married in 1902; four daughters, Anna White and Mrs. J. J. Arlt of Ritzville, and Mrs. A. H. Arlt and Mrs. Arthur Ott of Addy; two sons, Edward of Spokane and Arthur of Sprague; 18 grandchildren and two great-grandsons; a brother, Sven, and
sister, Hannah, in Sweden; and a brother, Erick, of Rit-zville.

Funeral was conducted at the Hazen and Jaeger home with the Rev. M. M. Finkbeiner officiating and Phil Cosby as soloist.

Burial was at Riverside Park cemetery.

Washington Death Records
First Name: Carl August
Last Name: Franson
Date Of Death: 23 Dec 1953
Age: 77
Gender: Male
Father Name: Frans Carlson
Mother Name: Mathilda Lundberg
Batch Locality: Washington, United States
Death Place: Spokane, Spokane, Washington

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