Karen Gladys Frantz, 64, of Niles, OH passed away on July 25, 2020 at Hospice House Boardman.
She was born February 27, 1956 in Shirley, Massachusetts, a daughter of the late Bert M. “Bud” and Christina (Melanson) Clark.
Karen was a graduate of Western Reserve High School class of 1974.
“Caring and sweet with heels on her feet.
Always dressed to the nines, but never on time.
A baker, home maker and cook.
Always reading scripture from her favorite book.
Words of encouragement came from her lips.
Going to the beach was her favorite trip.
A grandma to eight as of this date.
With Jesus in her heart she had no room for hate.
Never left the house without rouge on her cheek.
Her hair always looking ever so sleek.
A daughter, wife, sister, grandma, and friend,
The love that we shared will never end.
A true best friend as the years went by.
Forever in our hearts, MOM, you beautiful butterfly.”
Left to cherish her memories are her children, Joy (Roger Oviatt III fiancé) Neer of Warren, OH, Nathan Acs of Denver, CO, Christopher (Jenny) Acs of Cabot AR, Jaimie (Jose) Robertson of Warren, OH, and Ryan Frantz of Niles, OH. Eight grandchildren, Brenna, Gavin, Layton, Victor, Everett, Veda Kate, Meadow and Elle. Siblings, Joyce (Jim) Zek of Columbus, OH, Dennis (Barbara) Manzer of Ormond FL, Kevin Clark of Niles, OH. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Bert “Skip” Clark.
Calling hours will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at Wm Nicholas Funeral Home in Niles, OH.
A funeral service will follow at 10:30 a.m. where Pastor Nick Dejacimo will officiate
Interment will be at Crown Hill Burial Park, Vienna, OH.
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Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither it be afraid. -John 14:27
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