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Franci was born during WWII in German occupied Holland.
She was born on July 16, 1943 to Marinus and Clazina Beugelsdijk. She had 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
In 1956 she immigrated to the United States with her entire family. They settled in Wichita, Kansas and she remained in the US the rest of her life.
On June 23, 1962 she married John in Wichita. They were married for 59 years and had 2 sons, John and Greg. Franci started college after she was married and graduated with honors from Oklahoma State University.
During her marriage Franci lived in Wichita, Redmond, Oklahoma City, Arlington, Ponca City and then back to Oklahoma City. She was always active with her hobby, sewing.
Franci was active at Epiphany Church during her 18 years in this parish. She was active in Sewing Buddies, the choir, women’s club, and Christian Women’s Assn.
Franci very bravely met health issues most of her life and died peacefully in her sleep at her home.