Esther C. Franklin
Jan. 6, 1935 ó April 26, 2015 

Esther C. Franklin, age 80, of Dousman, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, April 26, 2015. Esther was born on January 6, 1935, to Bernard and Leocadia (Byczynski) Gierszewski in Milwaukee.

Esther worked for many years at Allen-Bradley, Inc. She was a member of St. Paulís Parish in Genesee Depot and she enjoyed time with family and friends. The outdoors was a favorite spot for Esther and the loves of her life, Roger, and their dog Cade.

Esther is survived by her sister, Maryann Sulkowski; nephew, James (Karen) Sulkowski; and her nieces, Lisette Sulkowski, Janine Zimmerman and Denise (David) Getter, and all their families.

Preceding Esther are her parents, Bernard and Lydia Gierszewski; husband, Roger; brother, Bernard Gierszewski; and brotherin- law, Edmund Sulkowski.

A memorial service for Esther will be at 2:00PM Saturday, May 2, at Thelen Funeral Services, W309S4840 Commercial Drive, Genesee. Visitation and gathering will be held prior to the service from 12:00 noon until time of service.

Memorial contributions in Estherís name may be directed to St. Paul Parish, S38-W31602 Wern Way, Genesee Depot, WI 53127, or the charity of your choice.

Thelen Funeral Services of Genesee, 262-392-4251, is honored to be assisting the family. For further information or to sign the online guest registry, please go to