Bessie Franz

Obituary of Bessie Franz

Bessie Marie Franz, age 64, of Lapeer died April 26, 2018 at Stonegate Health Campus in Lapeer.

Bessie was born July 6, 1953 in Davison, Michigan to the late Harry and Elizabeth Gould.  She enjoyed fishing up north on Murphy Lake, and her best memories are spending time with family and friends on Miller Lake.  

Bessie is survived by her children: Jenny Raleigh, Timothy Bunn, Crystal Bunn-Arrand, sister: April Chinault, 11 grandchildren: Reba, Amanda, Eric, Ariale, Jacqueline, Pricia, Kimberly, Alanah, Edward Jr., Timothy, and Ashley, 4 great grandchildren: Aubrey, Samara, Laytham, Carmen, and one more on the way.   

Cremation has taken place and a celebration of Bessie’s life will take place later this summer.  Memorial contributions in memory of Bessie may be made to the Autism Society.  Arrangements entrusted to Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville.  Share memories, condolences, and pictures online with the family at

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