Franz,  Nancy Theresa

Nancy Theresa Franz, Portland, Oregon passed away suddenly on November 15, 2021. Nancy, daughter of Fred and Joan Taylor of Merrill, Oregon was born on February 10, 1956. She was the fourth of eleven siblings. She grew up in Merrill, working hard and playing hard with her family and friends. She eventually met and married Raymond Franz in 1989 and they lived in Portland. They had a son, Taylor in 1991. Nancy is preceded in death by her father Fred, brother Jim, sisters Cecelia, Molly, and daughter Celia. She is survived by her husband Ray, son Taylor, step children Christian Franz and Jeannette Howell (Rob), mother Joan, sisters Katie Melich (Rob), Joannie Hawkins (Kenny), Sally Taylor (Rick Anderson), Anne Williams (Ben) and brothers Bill Taylor (Mary), Mitch Taylor (Adela) and Tom Taylor (Cindy) and numerous nieces and nephews and grandchildren. Nancy worked really hard, enjoyed life, traveling, the Oregon Coast, arts and crafts, football, and gardening. She was famous for her pickles and homemade salsa. She had a heart of gold, a kind and generous spirit and will be missed greatly. There will be a funeral mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, Portland Oregon on Saturday, November 27 at 10:00 AM. Recitation of the Rosary will begin at 9:30.