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Wolfgang A. Franke

May 23, 1934 ~ July 23, 2017 (age 83)

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Wolfgang A. Franke

Of Chesaning

Passed away suddenly at his home on Sunday evening, July 23, 2017 at age 83. He was born on May 23,1934, in Berlin, Germany.  Wolfgang was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked in Quality Control for McDonald Dairy, Chesaning. 

He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Elizabeth (Willacker) Franke; his three daughters, Sylvia (Alan) Maike of Oakley, Patricia (David) Dreyer of Oregon, and Monica (Gilbert) Silva of Cheboygan; his three step-children, Deb Hemgesberg of Atlanta, Michigan, Amy Hemgesberg of Pleasant Lake, Michigan, and Ron Hemgesberg of Oakley; eight grandchildren, four step-grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; and his sister, Karin of Germany. 

Wolfgang requested cremation with no services.  

Charitable donations may be given in memory of Wolfgang to the  Alzheimer's Association.

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Arrangements entrusted to Misiuk Funeral Home, 202 S. Front Street, Chesaning, MI 48616.

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