Gerardo Franco

Died: Sat., Feb. 9, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

Funeral Service

8:00 PM Fri., Feb. 15, 2019
Location: Dudgeon-McCulley

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Gerardo Franco, age 48, of Wapello, died Saturday, February 9, 2019, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  The son of Mario and Socorro Serna Franco, he was born on October 11, 1970 in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.  He married Norma Vizcaino on October 18, 2002 in Wapello.

He was a forklift driver working at Tyson Foods in Columbus Junction for 21 years.

His family includes his wife, Norma; three daughters, Gema Franco, Evelyn Franco, and Ximena Franco all of Wapello; a son, Ben Vizcaino of Wapello; his parents, Mario and Socorro Franco; two brothers, Edgar Franco and Erik Franco; five sisters, Carmen Hernandez, Elizabeth Arceo, Mayela Alvarez, Mayra Franco, and Sandra Franco all of Cd Juarez.  He was preceded in death by a brother, Mario Franco.

A visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Friday, February 15, 2019, at the Dudgeon-McCulley Funeral Home in Wapello followed by a brief funeral.  He will be transported to Ciudad Juarez for a funeral at a later time.

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Aracely Schlesing
   Posted Tue February 12, 2019
Querida Norma e hijas,

No tengo palabras para expresarles mi sentir en estos momentos tan dificiles por los que estan pasando! Dios es el unico que que les dara ese confort para seguir adelante!! Recuerden que les tengo un carino muy especial y mis oraciones estan con ustedes siempre!! Con todo mi carino hoy y siempre!

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