Carl Franzen of Blaine, MN passed away on December 20th, 2022 and is now home with his Heavenly Father. Carl was born in St. Paul, grew up in Hugo, MN and lived in WBL, Andover, Coon Rapids and Blaine at the time of his passing. He is survived by his wife Marilyn of 59 years, his six children; Greg Franzen (Jenifer), Lori Lindsey (Brian), Jeff Franzen (Nancy), Lisa Moore (Mike), Mary Franzen and Jonathan Franzen. Carl also has 15 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren.
Carl and his wife Marilyn were foster parents for 35 years in Anoka County. They loved and cared for more than 30 foster children with special needs or who simply needed a loving home.