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Klaas Frans

June 27, 1923 April 19, 2019
Klaas Frans
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Obituary for Klaas Frans

DURHAM: Klaas Frans, 95, passed away on Friday, April 19, 2019. He was the son of the late Jacob Frans and Peiterie Blankman Frans. He was also preceded in death by his wife of 49 years, Maria Jongkees Frans.

Mr. Frans is survived by two daughters, Beatrix Forsythe (Ronnie) of Durham, Petra Strickland (William) of Henderson, NC; two sons, Henry Frans, Jack Frans (Brenda); four grandchildren, Stacey Vaughn-Frans (Jenah), Michael Frans (girlfriend, Nicole Casper), Bradley Strickland, Andy Strickland; one step-grandchild, Peggy F. McDonald (Cole); and one great-grandchild, Belle E. Vaughn-Frans.

Mr. Frans was a retired Art Handler from the Duke Art Museum.

A graveside service will be held Wednesday, April 24th 2:00 PM at Oak Grove Memorial Gardens, Durham, NC. Officiating will be Rev. David Morton.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorial donations be made to Duke Homecare & Hospice, 4321 Medical Park Drive #101, Durham, NC 27704.

The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. in Durham. Online condolences may be sent to

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Graveside Service




2:00 PM 4/24/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 4/24/2019 3:00:00 PM
Oak Grove Memorial Gardens

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704

Oak Grove Memorial Gardens
3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 NC
United States

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Oak Grove Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

3712 Cheek Road
Durham, NC 27704

3712 Cheek Road Durham 27704 NC
United States

Memorial Contribution

Duke HomeCare and Hospice

4321 Medical Park Drive
Suite 101
Durham, NC 27704

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