Ileen Franke - Jahns -- Wabasha

November 29, 2018

The funeral service for Ileen E. Franke- Jahns will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 30, at Faith Lutheran Church, 905 Hiawatha Drive East, Wabasha, with Pastor David Knox officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery at Viola.

Ileen Franke-Jahns, 94, of Wabasha, passed away on Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at St. Elizabeth’s Health Care in Wabasha.

Ileen Erna Adler was born Oct. 23, 1924, in Elgin, to Walter Adler and Frieda Schroeder. She married Marovie Franke on Oct. 3, 1943, in Elgin. He preceded Ileen in death on June 8, 1994, in Wabasha. On June 30, 2007, she married Burton Jahns. He preceded her in death on Sept. 21, 2015.

Ileen is survived by her eight children, Donna Schott, Darlene (John) Erickson, Carol (Lyle) Cruser, LaVern (Sylvia) Franke, Judy (Bruce Rothwell) Geertz, John Franke, Gary Franke, and Darryl (Zelda) Franke. She is further survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Isadore Adler; and two sisters, Loretta Haack and Lucille Hintz.

Arrangements entrusted to Schleicher Funeral Homes, Plainview Chapel. The guest register may be signed at www.schleicherfuneralhomes.com.

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