Karan Sue Francq, 55, of Gardner, Kan. passed away Jan. 17, 2015 at KC Hospice House, KCMO.
Karan was born Aug. 26, 1959 in Gardner, to Ed and Dortha Mae “Dot” (Hill) Treas. She was a 1977 graduate of Gardner High School. Karan married David J. Francq on August 18, 1977 in Lawrence, Kan. She was a Tupperware team manager in the late 1980’s and was an Administrative Assistant for U. S. Boiler in Olathe from 1998 – 2003. Karan was a member of 1510 La Femmes which is the Johnson County Group Honor Society for all Veterans. She was a Girl Scout Leader for Troop #5141. She played a very active role in her grandchildren’s lives over the last eight years. She enjoyed camping, fishing and having fish fries at Carbonlynn Lakes with family and friends. Karan will be dearly missed by all.
She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Gary and John Ed Treas and sister LaDonna M. Callihan. Karan is survived by her husband David, of the home; children Jennifer S. Ruggels and husband Richard of Bonner Springs, Kan, Chris L. Francq and wife Melissa of Edgerton, Kan, and Melissa R. Francq of Gardner; and grandchildren Lucas, Dakota and Savannah.
Visitation will be from 6 – 8:00 pm Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Bruce Funeral Home, Gardner, 913-856-7111. Funeral Service will be at 10:30 am Thursday, January 22, 2015 also at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin City, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to 786 Nurses Training Fund. Condolences may be left at www.brucefuneralhome.com.