SAM FRANZEN, 86, of Fort Atkinson, died Sunday, May 12, 2013, at his home. Mass of Christian Burial is at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, May 16, at St. Luke's Catholic Church, in St. Lucas, with Rev. Nick March presiding. Burial is in the church cemetery. Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Wednesday, and Thursday from 9-10:30 a.m., at St. Luke's Catholic Church in St. Lucas. There is a rosary at 4 p.m. and a scripture service at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Sam is survived by his two children, Clyde (Stacy) Franzen, Dyersville and Renae Franze, Fort Atkinson; five grandchildren: Kailee (Brad) Saeugling, Dubuque; Chesnee Franzen, Dubuque; Kacee Franzen, West Union; Danny "DJ" Eudaley and Kayla Avenarius, both of Dyersville; one great-grandson, Jaxson Saeugling, Dubuque; five sisters: Mary (Charlie) Zook, Sioux City; Lu Schuler, Waterloo; Eileen (Ken) Hill, Dike; Marilyn (Dale) Bedard, Waterloo; and Jane (Jim) Jones, Leon; one sister-in-law, Geraldine (Bill) Stemmons, LaRussell, Mo. and numerous nieces and nephews. Sam was preceded in death by his wife, Hannah (Aldrich) Franzen, Sept. 24, 1997; his parents, Joseph H. and Johanna (Baumler) Franzen; brother, Alvin Franzen; sisters, Dorothy Moellers and Kathleen Gorby; sisters- and brothers-in-law: Ella Bell, Angeline Reak, Chloe Tillery, Clair Moellers, Lee Sweitzer, Jim Schuler, Gene Gorby, Clyde Davenport, Graham Tillery and Tim Bell; nephews: David Moellers, Tim Bell and Tom Davenport; nieces: Denise Hill, Mary Christine Sweitzer, Marie (Nana) Davenport and Jean Davenport.