Obituary: Herman Franz |

Obituary: Herman Franz

Staff reports

Herman Franz

A mass for Herman Joseph Franz, 78, will be held tomorrow, July 6, at 10 a.m. at St. Gall Catholic Church in Gardnerville. Burial will follow at Eastside Cemetery in Minden.

Mr. Franz died on July 2 at Carson-Tahoe Hospital in Carson City.

He was born on Feb. 1, 1922, in Appletin, Wisc., to Emil and Kate Wittmann Franz.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Mr. Franz received a bachelor’s of science degree and worked as a chemical and corrosive engineer.

He resided in Gardnerville for the past 12 years, coming from Richmond, Calif.

Survivors include his wife Rosemary Meulemans Franz; daughter Margaret Ann Franz of Lafayette, Calif., and son John Franz of Richmond; and many nieces and nephews.

Walton’s Douglas County Mortuary handled arrangements.