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106 South Center
PO Box 192
Gardner, KS 66030
Phone: 913-856-7111
Fax: 913-884-7009
Bernard

Bernard "Bud" Edward Franchett

Sunday, December 6th, 1936 - Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Bernard “Bud” Edward Franchett, 82, Gardner, Kansas passed away Monday, November 11, 2019 at Aberdeen Village, Olathe, Kansas. Visitation will be 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 18, 2019 at Bruce Funeral Home, 106 S. Center, Gardner, Kansas 66030 (913-856-7111). Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, 555 W. Main St, Gardner, Kansas. Burial will follow at Gardner Cemetery, Gardner, Kansas. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson Foundation of the Heartland, 8900 State Line Rd., Suite 320, Leawood, Kansas 66206. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneral.com

Bud was born in Kansas City, Kansas on December 6, 1936 to Bernard John and Essie Elizabeth (Grimes) Franchett. He grew up in Kansas City, Kansas and graduated from Ward High School in 1954. Bud worked for over 40 years for Vile-Goller Fine Arts Printing as a production manager. On January 22, 1971, Bud and Pamela Gayle Kneedler were married in Kansas City, Kansas. They moved to Gardner 15 years ago from Lenexa, Kansas. Bud was a member of Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Gardner, Kansas. He had a passion for drag racing and was an avid reader and Kansas City Chiefs fan. Bud was a member of the Y.M.C.A. and enjoyed jogging and camping. He will be missed by family and friends.

Bud was preceded in death by his parents and son Ronald E. Franchett. He is survived by his wife, Pam of the home; sons: Thomas J. and wife Cheri Franchett, Lenexa, Kansas, Michael K. and wife Jody Franchett, Edwardsville, Kansas and Jeffrey L. Franchett, Stevensville, Montana; sisters Marilyn Johnson, Edwardsville, Kansas and Janice Stevenson, Bonner Springs, Kansas; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
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  • Visitation

    Monday, November 18th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Monday, November 18th, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    Bruce Funeral Home Gardner
    Address
    106 South Center
    GARDNER, KS 66030
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  • Service

    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 | 10:30am
    When
    Tuesday, November 19th, 2019 10:30am
    Location
    Divine Mercy Catholic Church
    Address
    555 W Main
    GARDNER, KS 66030
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  • Interment

    Location
    Gardner Cemetery
    Address
    300 South Poplar Street
    GARDNER, KS 66030
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So Sorry For your Loss ,He was anice man,always treated me good win I was married to Brian
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Sharon Johnson

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So Sorry For your Loss ,He was anice man,always treated me good win I was married to Brian

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