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David ‘Spigs’ Franzen

PEQUOT LAKES — David “Spigs” Franzen, 64, of Pequot Lakes, died at his home on Oct. 2, 2012. Services for David will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012, at the Brenny Funeral Chapel in Baxter. Family and friends are welcome to gather one hour prior to services. Interment will take place at Valle Cemetery in Brainerd, Minn.

David was born April 22, 1948, in Brainerd, the son of Gust and Marcelline Franzen. Following his graduation, David started working sandblasting and painting jobs. He served in the Merchant Marines. David enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also was an avid admirer of classic cars and street rods. David attended the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

He will be missed by his wife, Sandra; mom, Marcy; children, Heidi (Michael) Virnig, of Hillman, Dustin (Kelsi) Franzen, of Nisswa, Sharri Franzen, of Pequot Lakes, Preston Franzen, of Pequot Lakes, and Criston Franzen, of Nisswa; siblings, Cindy (Buzz) Guin, of Nisswa, Patricia (Walter) Bollinger, of Florida, Kathleen (Bill) Rakow, of Brainerd, Mike (Rosemary) Franzen, of Baxter, and Lester (Peggy) Franzen, of Brainerd; five grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father, Gust and brother, John.

Brenny Funeral Chapel and Cremation Services