Ruth Ann Franz

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

RUTH ANN FRANZ, a resident of Berryville, Arkansas, was born January 13, 1961 in Henderson, Nebraska, a daughter of Glenn Willis and Deloris Ann (Duerksen) Goertzen. She departed this life Sunday, March 27, 2016 in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 55 years.

On September 13, 1980, she was united in marriage with Randy Gene Franz, who survives her of the home. She is also survived by five children, son Caleb Franz and wife, Savannah; son, Hadley Franz and wife, Julie; daughter, Audra Mohnkern and husband, Benjamin; son, Emmett Franz , and daughter, Olivia Jahnke and husband, Adam; grandchildren, Cambria, Cosette and Mason Franz; Ashlyn, Hunter, Kenna and Eden Franz; her siblings, Kevin Goertzen and wife, Victoria; Deon Goertzen and wife, Susan; Rita Kroeker and husband, Mark; Jodi Huebert and husband, Hans and Dana Bolton; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends and loved ones.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Glenn and Deloris Goertzen and one beloved grandson, Levi Weston Franz.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday, April 1, 2016 at the Grandview Baptist Church, Grandview, Arkansas. Funeral service will be 10:00 A.M. Saturday, April 2, 2016. Memorial donations may be made to Grandview Baptist Church Music Ministry, 1001 Hwy 143, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 or Randy Franz 73 County Road 447, Berryville, Arkansas 72616 to assist with medical expenses. Online condolences may be sent to the family at