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Obituary: Joel Gustin Franzen, 50, Cumberland Co., KY

Mr. Franzen had been a chef at both Alpine Restaurant in Burkesville, KY, and at Sulphur Creek Resort Resort Restaurant on Dale Hollow Lake

Joel Gustin Franzen, 50, of Burkesville, KY, passed away Monday, October 4, 2010, at his residence.

The family has chosen cremation and a memorial service will be held at a later date.

Joel Gustin Franzen, Burkesville, KY (1959-2010)

Joel Gustin Franzen was born in Indianapolis, Marion Co., IN on Tuesday, October 27, 1959. He was a son of Peggy Gustin Franzen and the late Hagan F. Franzen. He died in Burkesville, Cumberland Co., KY, Monday, October 4, 2010, at the age of 50 years, 11 months, and 7 days.

He had been a chef at Alpine Restaurant and Sulphur Creek Resort Resort Restaurant.

He was preceded in death by on brother, Carl Franzen.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Franzen, Burkesville, KY, and the following:
  • Two sisters: Ann Rohan, of Richmond, IN, and Sister Susan Osborne, of Cummings, GA
  • His mother: Peggy Franzen, of Richmond, IN
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main St., Burkesville, KY in charge of funeral arrangements

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