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Cummings, Franziska
Franciska Cummings, 91, of Galesburg died at 1:26 am Tuesday, April 30, 2013 in Cottage Hospital.

She was born May 9, 1921 in Teisnach, Germany the daughter of Alois and Krezinz Hartman Petersamer. She married Mark Cummings June 10, 1950 in Teisnach, Germany. He preceded her in death on October 8, 1977.

She is survived by a niece, Brigitte Klement in Germany. Also surviving are special friends Brenda and Clarence Sargeant, Ilsa Archer and Gaylord Sargeant. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her two brothers, and a sister.

She worked in Housekeeping for Knox College for over 11 years. She was raised in Germany and came to the USA in 1950. She graduated high school in Teisnach Germany in 1936. She attended the East Galesburg Community Chapel. She enjoyed helping people whenever she was needed.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10:00 AM Friday, May 3, 2013 in East Linwood Cemetery. Rev. James Ecklund will officiate. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor's choice. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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