Margarete Pfiester Franz


Margarete Pfiester Franz, 72, of Fredericksburg, died Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013.

Visitation will be held today, Wednesday, Sept. 25, from 4-7 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels North, 3401 Cherry Ridge Drive, San Antonio.

Graveside services and interment will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 3 p.m. at Mission Burial Park North, San Antonio.

Mrs. Franz was born Aug. 14, 1915, in Gillespie County, the daughter of Felix and Frida Pfiester. She married Richard Franz on Jan. 10, 1941, in Fredericksburg. He preceded her in death on March 3, 2013.

Over the years, the couple lived in San Antonio, and upon his retirement 25 years ago, they moved back to Fredericksburg.

While living in San Antonio, she was active with her children’s schools and her church. She was also an election judge for many years.

Mrs. Franz is survived by one son, Dick Franz, of Helena, Mont.; a daughter and son-in-law, Jackie and David St. Clair of Coppell; four grandsons, two great-grandchildren and one sister, Romilda Jamison of Fredericksburg.

Memorials may be made to Holy Ghost Lutheran Church.

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