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Franklin Awe, 72, of Lincoln, died Tuesday, March 24, 2009, at home
with his family.
His graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Friday at New
A celebration of life will follow at 11 a.m. at the
Lincoln Church of the Nazarene, with Pastor Greg
Holland Barry and Bennett
Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
Mr. Awe worked in maintenance for Lincoln
Developmental Center for many years and then retired
from maintenance at Logan Correctional Center in the
He was born Oct. 3, 1936, in Lincoln to Harry
Benjamin Awe and Thelma Schmid Awe. He married
Rosemary Sanders on April 4, 1959, in Lincoln. This
April would mark the 50th anniversary of their
He is survived by his wife, of Lincoln; two sons,
James Awe of Orlando, Fla., and David Awe (and
companion Christina Gesner) of Lincoln; one brother,
Ted Awe of Lincoln; one sister, Shirley Riddle of
Lincoln; four grandchildren, Shawn (and Josie) Awe
of Lincoln, Justyn Awe of
Lincoln, and Jordan and Angelica Gesner of Lincoln;
and two great-grandchildren, Tyler and Zoe Awe of
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He attended Lincoln Church of the Nazarene.
Memorial donations may be made to the family.
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