James L. Franz

March 22, 1922 - Feb. 9, 2006

James L. Franz of Brookfield died peacefully Feb. 9, 2006, at age 83.

He was the beloved husband for 57 years of Corrine (nee Van Pembrock), the loving father of Steven (Linda), Michael (Lynne), Kim (Randy) Lueder and Lisa (Dale) Olson, the cherished grandpa of 11 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren and dear brother of John Jr. and the late Betty. He is further survived by other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13, at Becker Ritter Funeral Home, 14075 W. North Ave.

Memorials to the Polycystic Kidney Disease Foundation appreciated.

Becker Ritter Funeral Home is assisting the family. For sympathy, expressions and directions, go to