Michael G. Franz
Michael G. Franz, 65, of New Holland, passed away February 21, 2017 at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield.
Cremation rites have been accorded by Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home, Lincoln. A memorial gathering will be held from 9 AM until 11 AM Saturday, February 25, 2017 at Holland Barry & Bennett Funeral Home. Memorial services will follow at 11 AM also at the funeral home on Saturday with Rev. Don Green officiating.
Michael was born May 20, 1951 in Lincoln, IL., the son of Walter R. and Mildred E. (Belcher) Franz. He married D. Sue Lynn on September 12, 1971 in Emden, IL. He was a life long farmer and a member of I Worship Center, Springfield.
Survivors include his wife Sue of Sherman ; daughter Jennifer Lynn Warnisher (Clint) of Athens, IL.; son Nathan Michael Franz (Abby) of Savoy, IL.; daughter Megan Sue Solivan (JR) of Bethlehem, PA.; grandchildren: Elaine Warnisher, Chet Warnisher, Nolan Franz, Evan Franz, and Madison Solivan; and great grandson Dale Graff.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Suzie Hilst.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society and the American Lung Association and will be accepted at the funeral home.