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Mary Ann Franks

February 17, 1939 ~ May 7, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

Mary Ann Franks, 83, of Findlay, passed away peacefully May 7, 2022, at Manor at Greendale, Findlay. She was born February 17, 1939, in Bowling Green, to Alfred and Martha (Smith) Deutschman. Mary married Elmer Fellers and they later divorced. She then married the true love of her life, Emery Franks, in November 1980. Emery preceded her in death in 2013.

 

Mary graduated from Bowling Green High School in 1957. She worked at GC Murphy in Bowling Green, Gray Printing in Fostoria, and Budd Company in Carey. Mary was a member of High Street United Methodist Church in Fostoria and a life member of the Fostoria Moose.

 

Mary bowled for many years and enjoyed crocheting and sewing. In her spare time, she loved going for walks with her little love, her beloved dog, Cookie.

 

Mary is survived by her daughter, Tamela (Kevin) Rogers, 3 grandsons that she loved with all her heart, Dalton (Elizabeth) Rogers, Kevin Rogers, and Garrett (Wendi) Rogers; and a brother, Ernest Deutschman. In additions to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by 2 sons, Thomas, and Timothy Fellers; 3 brothers, Alfred Deutschman, Louis Deutschman, and Richard Deutschman; and a sister, Lillian Beerkhart. Mary also leaves behind her special friends, Sharon (Kent) Smith, Marie Wolf, and Robin Howard.

 

Friends and family may visit from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2022, at HUFFORD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 1500 Manor Hill Rd, Findlay (419-422-1500). Funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. following visitation with Pastor Jim Sharrett officiating. Interment will follow in Bechtel Cemetery, Van Buren. Memorial contributions in Mary’s name may be made to Cancer Patient Services, 1800 North Blanchard St., Suite 120, Findlay, Ohio 45840, or Humane Society & SPCA of Hancock County, 4550 Fostoria Ave., Findlay, Ohio 45840. 

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
May 12, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Hufford Family Funeral Home
1500 Manor Hill Rd
Findlay, OH 45840

Funeral Service
Thursday
May 12, 2022

3:00 PM
Hufford Family Funeral Home
1500 Manor Hill Rd
Findlay, OH 45840

Interment following funeral service
Thursday
May 12, 2022

Bechtel Cemetery
Township Road 229
Van Buren, OH 45889

Donations

Cancer Patient Services
1800 North Blanchard Street, Suite 120, Findlay OH 45840

Humane Society & SPCA of Hancock County
4550 Fostoria Ave., Findlay OH 45840

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