Janice Faye Grosch Franklin

(July 24, 1944 - June 17, 2019)


Janice Faye Grosch Franklin passed away on June 17, 2019, in Powell.

She was born on July 24, 1944, in Worland, to Alexander Grosch and Elsie Buxmann.

Janice married Elmer Butz in January 1962, and they had five children together. In 1981, she married Clif Franklin, who she met at a softball game in Powell in 1979.

She was a mother, wife and homemaker. She enjoyed crafts, sewing, painting, golfing, bowling and softball.

She was preceded in death by her parents Alexander and Elsie, brother Robert “Bobby” John Grosch, brother Edward “Eddie” Henry Grosch, brother Donald David Grosch, sister Joyce Marie Stratton, and father-in-law Darwin Franklin. 

She is survived by her husband Clif Franklin; mother-in-law Naida Franklin of Powell; sons Robert Lee Butz (Joy) of Cheyenne; Wayne Leroy Butz (Shannon) of Worland; and B.J. Franklin of Sheridan; daughters Faye Lynne Dale (Delbert) of Riverton; Connie Sue Haun (Tom) of Worland; Rachel Rae Schulenberg (Ron) of Casper; and Tina Marie Dunne (Mike) of Seabeck, Washington; sisters Nancy Carol Martin (Melvin) of Windsor, Colorado; Linda June Sutton (Mike Newman) of Los Gatos, California; Norma Carpenter of Littleton, Colorado; 23 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

Services will be held on Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m., at Faith Community Church, 1267 Road 18, in Powell. A graveside memorial will follow in Worland at 1:30 p.m.