June 17, 1940 ~ February 3, 2016
Rose Marie Franek, 75, Fargo passed away Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at Essentia Health, Fargo surrounded by her family.
Rose Marie was born on June 17, 1940 to Philip and Rose (Joos) Altringer in Jamestown, North Dakota. She grew up on a farm near Wimbledon where she went to school. She graduated from Wimbledon High School and went to work at Dakota National Bank.
On September 11, 1965, Rose Marie married Jerry Franek in Wimbledon, ND. They lived in West Fargo until retiring and then moved to Fargo.
Rose Marie volunteered at Sanford Hospital, which she enjoyed very much. She loved dancing, decorating and being with friends and family. Rose Marie’s biggest joy was her four grandchildren, Jacob, Jared and Joshua Franek, and Faith Marie Berger. She loved going to all of their sporting events and spending time with them.
Rose was a dedicated wife and mother who always made time for her family.
She is survived by her husband, Jerry, Fargo; children, Shawn (Laura), Harwood, ND, Michelle (Chris) Berger, Roseau, MN; brother, Don (Arlene) Altringer, Jamestown, ND; sisters, Dorothy Klein-Ost, Valley City, ND, Bonnie Nagel, Fargo, ND and 4 grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Richard Altringer.
Prayer Service: 2:00 P.M. Sunday, February 7, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial: 10:00 A.M. Monday, February 8, 2016 at Holy Cross Catholic Church, West Fargo with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M.
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Fargo.