Franklin (Bade), Joan Margaret Was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 3, 1932, of Stuart, Florida (Plymouth, MN) passed away suddenly on Saturday April 18, 2020. Preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Juanita Bade, her sister Grace Howard and her beloved daughter Peggy. She is survived by her loving husband of 69 years, James W. Franklin, sons, Larry (Jill), Jim (Connie), grandchildren, Bryan (Laura), Nick (Amy), Jon (Erin), Katie(Casey), & great-grandchildren Maggie, Danny and Marley. The most important thing in Jo’s life was her family, and she will remain in our hearts forever. She was an avid golfer, reader and sports enthusiast. She will be deeply missed by her family and her many friends. A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.