Mrs. J.B. Franklin Jr. nee Verlene Lucile Kuenstler of Comfort passed away on Friday, August 7, at the age of 82 years.

Verlene Lucille Kuenstler was born on February 11, 1938, in Oaks, to Henry and Lillie Clara Welkener Kuenstler.

Mrs. Verlene Franklin is survived by her husband, J.B. Franklin, Jr. of Comfort; son, Terry Franklin of Tilden; three grandchildren, Heather Franklin, Dakota Franklin and Jonathan Franklin; three brothers and spouses, Calvin and Todie Kuenstler of Beeville, Norman and Diane Kuenstler of Three Rivers and Harry and Doris Kuenstler of Whitsett.

As per her request Verlene will be cremated with a Celebration of Life at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent at

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schaetter Funeral Home, Comfort, Texas and Fredericksburg.

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