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Michael "High Pockets" Franich

June 29, 1961 ~ May 24, 2018 (age 56)

Michael "High Pockets" Drew Franich, age 56, of Worthington, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 24, 2018, at his Residence. He was born in Albuquerque, NM on June 29, 1961, the son of the late Thomas John "Buddy" Franich & Juanita Elaine (McClure) Smith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 35 years, Edwina Joanne Franich of Worthington; children, Michelle Elaine VanHentenryck (Franich) of Worthington, Christopher Dale Franich of Worthington, Danielle Lee Franich of Worthington; grandchildren, Savannah Mae VanHertenryck, Lelen Drake Grissom, Sydney Lynn VanHentenryck, Aden Michael Hill, Alexis Danielle Deford, Sophia Louise Townsend and Olivia Leigh Townsend; brothers, Buddy Uyvon Franich and Ron Leroy Franich.

A memorial service pitch in dinner will be at 2:00 pm at VFW Post 7117 in Worthington on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

Memorial contributions may be made to his wife Edwina by contacting his daughter Michelle or by donating to their go fund me page at

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