Pete worked for Atlantic Tool and Die as a die maker for 30 years. He had a large owl collection and loved to ride his Harley.
He is survived by his loving wife of five years, Kathleen (Szalay); sons, Peter G. Franke and John Franke; grandson, Connor Franke; sister, Annette Gorki; and his parents.
Family will receive friends Tuesday, November 5, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7:30 P.M. at the Waite and Son Funeral Homes, Brunswick Chapel, 3300 Center Road, Brunswick. A Celebration of Pete’s Life will follow at 7:30 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Medina County, 5175 Windfall Road, Medina, OH 44256.
Online condolences may be left at www.waitefuneralhome.com