Franklin, Donald Clare
June 10, 1931 – September 7, 2014
Age 83, of Mahtomedi Died peacefully on September 7, 2014, surrounded by family after a courageous battle with bladder cancer. Survived by wife of 57 years, Darlene J. (Hammond). Preceded in death by son, Bruce J. and son-in-law, Michael Lust. Father of Bethany, Scott, Stacy (Ron), Lisa (Brian), Craig, and Jason (Carol); grandchildren Breanna, Kate, Nicole, Leigha, Matthew, Joseph, Erika, Marisa, Zoe, and Hazel; and 3 great-grandchildren Hayden, Ben and Madilynn. Long-time employee of Whirlpool Corporation. Private service was held Saturday, September 13, at Evergreen Memorial Gardens.