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Katherine "Kay" Frances Franzen

July 16, 2018
Katherine "Kay" Frances Franzen
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Obituary for Katherine "Kay" Frances Franzen

Katherine “Kay” Frances (Langan) Franzen passed away at the age of 96 on Monday at the Sunset Hospice Cottage in Worthington, MN. Funeral services will begin at 10:30 a.m., Friday, July 20, 2018 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Worthington with visitation beginning one hour prior. Interment will be at St. Mary’s Cemetery.
Kay was born in Westerheim Township in Lyon County, MN to Edward and Margaret (Blake) Langan. She attended elementary school at St. Joseph’s Academy in Marshall, MN and graduated from Marshall High School in 1939. She worked as a secretary for MN Highway Department in Willmar and Marshall. Kay married Jerry Franzen on May 22, 1954, living their first five years in Slayton and then moving to Worthington, where she was employed as a secretary for the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation from 1966 to 1987.
Kay was a devoted mother to her three children: Beth, Joan, and John. She did volunteer work for St. Mary’s Church and School. Kay enjoyed singing in the Church Choir and was a member of the Winona Council of Catholic Women. She also participated in the Cancer Support Group of Worthington.
Kay is survived by her daughter Beth Franzen, Minneapolis, MN, her son John (Genny)
Franzen, Oakland, CA, and 4 grandchildren Ishaan (Urvashi) Morolia, Leia Gravon,
Bailey Franzen, and Aidan Franzen.
She was preceded in death by her husband Jerry and her daughter Joan (Franzen) Morolia.
Benson Funeral Home in Worthington is in charge of the arrangements.

Previous Events

Visitation

Friday

20

Jul

9:30 AM 7/20/2018 9:30:00 AM - 10:30 AM 7/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

1215 7th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Mary's Catholic Church
1215 7th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Friday

20

Jul

10:30 AM 7/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
St. Mary's Catholic Church

1215 7th Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

St. Mary's Catholic Church
1215 7th Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Final Resting Place

Read Ave
Worthington, MN 56187

Read Ave Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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