Franz, Dorothy Alice, Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away suddenly Friday, June 15, 2012. Age 86 years. Daughter of the late Anthony and Tillie (Popielarz) Pietrzak, Dorothy was born on November 24, 1925 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Arthur A. Franz on July 5, 1947. He preceded her on December 21, 2005. Dorothy was an active member of St. Stephen Catholic Church, the Altar Society and the League of Catholic Women. She enjoyed every moment with her children and grandchildren and will be dearly missed by all those who knew her. Surviving are her daughter Mary Ann Franz of Saginaw; two sons Richard and Debbie Franz of Scottsdale, Arizona and Tom and Jodi Franz of Saginaw; five grandchildren Michelle, Bob and Dan Franz, Jessi and Molli Franz; a brother Terry Pietrzak of Williamston: several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her twin sister, Alice Dambro. Funeral Service will take place on Monday June 18, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Rev. Fr. James Heller will officiate with burial in St. Andrew Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Monday from 8:30 a.m. until time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to St. Stephen Catholic Church or Holy Cross Lutheran School, Saginaw.