Fran was a member of North Eaton Christian Church. She was a 1963 Midview High School graduate, and retired as a cook from Keystone Schools following 24 years of service. Fran treasured time with family and friends; she enjoyed playing cards and travel.
Survivors include a daughter, Michelle M. Vanek (Dale) of Strongsville; a son, Jeremy K. of Grafton; and three grandchildren, Steven, Lauren, Jeralynn. Additonal survivors include a sister, Barbara J. Hignett (Gary) of Grafton; and a brother, Joseph A. Luf (Patricia) of Columbia Station.
Fran was preceded in death by her husband, Richard G.; and her parents, Joseph and Mary (nee Litto) Luf.
Family will receive friends 6 until 8 P.M., Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at The Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at State Rt. 57), Elyria, 440-322-4626. Funeral service and burial will be private.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions to the charity of the donor’s choice.