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Dorothy E. Franchville

November 28, 1920 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 98)


Dorothy E. Franchville, 98, died Thursday October 31, 2019 at Scenic Hills Care Center in Ferdinand.

Born November 28, 1920 at Adyeville in Perry County, she was the daughter of the late Homer and Nora Miles Wheeler.

Dorothy enjoyed quilting, baking and canning, reading and flowers. She was a member of St. Isidore Catholic Church and enjoyed working at church activities.

Survivors include her children, Clayton (Ann) Franchville of Dallas, TX, Dennis (Barbara) Franchville of Floyds Knobs, IN, Michael (Jean) Franchville of Derby, IN, Clarence Franchville (Connie) of Tell City, IN, Faye (Wayne) Ransome of Huntingburg, IN, Bob (Sharon) Franchville of Gentryville, IN, Tom (Julie) Franchville of Rocky Point, IN, Jeanne Powers of Newburgh, IN; 4 sisters, Irene Krieg of Tell City, IN, Mary Lasiter of Greenwood, IN, Pricilla Miles of CA, Nancy Huebschman of New Boston, IN; a brother NelsonWheeler of Greenwood, IN; Grandchildren, Jane Coralli, Michelle Franchville, John and Doug Franchville, Denise Dvorak, Jenifer Froming, Jim and Joe Franchville, Joanie Troutman, Angie LaGrange, Tim Ransome, Jerry and Christine Franchville, Carrie Engelbrecht, Jaclyn Hill, Wade Franchville, Jenna Lenko ; 27 Great grandchildren, and 4 Great great grandchildren.

Preceding her in death, in addition to her parents, are her husbands, Charles and Cosmas Franchville, grandchildren, Valerie Franchville and Bobby Franchville, brothers Bill, John, Jim and Homer Lee Wheeler and a sister June.

Services will be 11:00 am Monday November 4, 2019 at St. Isidore Catholic Church with Fr. Luke Wagh officiating. Burial will be in St. Isidore Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1 pm to 6 pm Sunday with a prayer service at 6pm and 8:30 am to 10:15 am Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to St. Isidore Catholic Church Cemetery or Sisters of St. Benedict, Ferdinand, IN.

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November 3, 2019

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

November 4, 2019

8:30 AM to 10:15 AM
Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home
920 10th Street
Tell City, IN 47586

Please note
Mass of Christian Burial 11 am Monday November 4, 2019 St. Isidore Catholic Church. Burial In the Church Cemetery.
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