Ronald E. Franzen, 74, died on Tuesday, December 18th, 2012, in Arlington, Texas.
Ronald was born June 3rd, 1938, in Cozad, Nebraska, to Karl F. and Viola Rowan Franzen. He enjoyed traveling, woodworking, photography and antiques. Ronald was also a ham radio operator. Ronald graduated from Cozad High School in 1956. He was a member of Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ in Arlington.
Ronald was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Patricia Ann Franzen, on November 20th, 2012
Survivors include daughters: Diane Spearman and husband, Doug, Debi Gontier and husband, Daniel, Cheryl Vandegrift and husband, Rick and Terri Graham and husband, James; sister, Sharon Wright and husband, Larry of Cozad; 16 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, December 22nd at Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ, 6102 W. Pleasant Ridge Road in Arlington.
Interment: Emerald Hills Memorial Park, Kennedale. Memorials: in lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Medina Children's Home, 21300 State Highway 16 N., Medina, Texas.