Steven Stewart Franklin, age 66, of Three Rivers passed away on Thursday, May 22, 2013 at Three Rivers Health. He was born in Three Rivers, MI on April 12, 1947 the son of Paul Lavere and Ruth Patricia(Moore)Franklin.
He graduated high school in 1965 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he was honorably discharged in 1968. Upon his discharge he began many career paths including Standard Steel, Warsaw Chemical, and Pizza Hut. Throughout his working years Steve befriended many people and coworkers.
Steven was an avid sports fan and enjoyed keeping track of all the local high school and professional sporting events. He often had two television sets operating at the same time in his home to avoid missing any of the action.
He leaves to cherish his loving memory, daughter, Miranda Wilcox and her children, Sawyer and Everett Williams, all of Marcellus, MI; sister, Sandy(Paul)Judsen, of Three Rivers; nephews, Steve(Kelly)Judsen and their children, Libby and Aiden all of Three Rivers, Tim(Jaime) and son Josh of Three Rivers, and E. Knute Judsen of Three Rivers.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 31, 2013, 11:00a.m. at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Karleen Kinker officiating.
Memorials may be directed to the Three Rivers Lions Club. Envelopes available at Hohner Funeral Home in care of arrangements. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.hohnerfh.com