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William Franke

July 18, 1928 — July 18, 2022

William Bernard Franke, 93, of Mount Airy, passed from this life on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Sun Valley At The Meadows in Westminster. He has now joined the Lord and his loving wife Elizabeth B. "Libby" Franke who died in 1996.
Born in 1928, he was the son of the late Stephen Bernard and Christina Julia Getterman Franke.
Bill served in the US Marine Corps during the Korean War. He was a retired meat inspector for Giant Foods. Bill was a member of the Masons for 71 years.
He is survived by his caregivers, James and Janice Mangum of Mt. Airy and their daughter Teresa Lindstrom and husband Larry; as well as numerous friends.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM on Sunday, July 10, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville in Mt. Airy, MD.
Funeral services will take place at 10:00 AM on Monday, July 11, at First Baptist Church of Damascus, 8850 Damascus Road in Damascus, MD. Interment will follow at Washington National Cemetery in Suitland, MD.
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Sunday, July 10, 2022

2:00 - 4:00pm (Eastern time)

Stauffer Funeral Home, Mt. Airy

8 E Ridgeville Blvd, Mount Airy, MD 21771

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Starts at 10:00am (Eastern time)

Damascus First Baptist Church

8850 Damascus Rd, Damascus, MD 20872

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