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Karen Gonsky Franklin

Karen Gonsky Franklin age 75 of Sulligent, AL passed away Friday, November 27, 2015 in the Northwest Medical Center in Winfield, AL.

Born August 29, 1940 in Racine Wisconsin, she is the Daughter of the late Ralph William and Helen Anna Preston Gonsky. She attended Our Savior Lutheran Church in Columbus, MS and had graduated from Racine Lutheran High School and attended the University of Wisconsin. Karen had retired from the First National Bank as a teller.

She is survived by her Husband of 55 years, William O. Franklin of Sulligent, AL, 3 Daughters, Melissa Franklin Hayes of Sulligent, AL, Victoria Sisson (Graham) of Birmingham, AL and Rebecca Vertes (Akos) of Washington, DC, 2 Grandchildren, Ethan William Hayes and Klara Louise Vertes, a Niece, Marie Elizabeth Wenstrom and a Nephew, William Ralph Wenstrom (Cori).

She was preceded in death by her parents, an infant Son, William Ralph Franklin, Step Father, Waldo Wold and a Sister, Beth Roscziewski.

Services held Monday, November 30, 2015 at 10:30 AM from Our Savior Lutheran Church in Columbes, MS with burial in the Pine Springs Cemetery. Rev. Bradley Lessman officiating.

Visitation Sunday, November 29, 2015 from 6 - 8 pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Pine Springs Cemetery Trust Fund, 750 Lost Creek Road, Sulligent, AL 35586.

Norwood Funeral Homes, Inc. of Sulligent, AL directing.

Monday, November 30, 2015
Our Savior Lutheran Church
Columbus, MS

Pine Springs Cemetery
Sulligent, AL

Sunday, November 29, 2015
6 - 8 pm
Norwood Funeral Home
Sulligent, AL

Pine Springs Trust Fund
750 Lost Creek Road
Sulligent, AL 35586