Franke’s Story

Site created on March 20, 2018

Welcome to Franke Bell's CaringBridge website.  Because she knows people worldwide, we are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place.   We appreciate your support and words of hope and encouragement, your prayers will lift her up.  Also, for the time being, we are requesting No Visitors.  Franke is very social and wants to talk instead of resting and getting better!
At this time there are no fundraisers (go fund me or otherwise), we don't want friends being misled.  However, if you are inclined, please make a donation to your favorite non profit in Franke's name or support Caring Bridge.

Last Friday morning, March 16, 2018 Franke was transported to the hospital because of a fall.  As some know, she had polio as a child and she suffers from post polio which has left her legs in a weakened state.  At this point, all her tests and scans have come back "normal"!  But they are monitoring her and determining the best path forward.  Rehab is most likely in her future.

Following link is a trailer made to document Franke.  She is an Amazing woman who loves God with her whole heart and has spent her life coaching, loving, guiding, nurturing those around her.  https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=z__JqPdXZ2w

 Thank you for visiting Franke's page and caring about her.

Newest Update

Journal entry by catherine schiffel

Franke is now in business.  She has diversified her business interests from essential oils to hat making.  She had sold one hat so far.  Her sitters collect the materials for her and help her position the flowers.  I am posting pictures from her birthday and today’s most recent creation.  She has asked me to pass on that she would greatly appreciate weekend company.  Anytime on weekend is hood except 3-4 on Sunday when she attends church service on site.  Of course, visitors are welcome to attend the service with her.
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