Uhlan Francis

August 21, 1929February 14, 2018

Uhlan Francis, age 88, of Independence, passed away Feb. 14, 2018. Visitation Saturday, Feb. 17th, 11am. Funeral Service 12:00pm, Saturday, Feb 17th, all services at New Hope Baptist Church 18000 E Lexington, Independence, 64050. Burial in New Salem Cemetery. Arr ; Newcomers Noland Road Chapel.

Uhlan Francis, 88, of Independence went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 14, 2018. Uhlan was born on August 21, 1929 in Plato, MO. to Isaac and Leora (Brown) Francis. On June 6, 1951, he married Margie (Cassy) Francis in Waynesville, MO. They were married for 66 ½ years.

Uhlan worked at Armco Steel over 32 years and was in the Steel Union Local #13. He retired May 31, 1985. He loved spending time with his family, playing the guitar, singing, going to church, reading and traveling.

He was preceded in death by his father; Isaac Francis, mother; Leora Francis, brother; Emery (Goldie) Francis, brother; Roy (Betty) Francis, sister; Florene (Boyd) Brashers, sister; Freda (Oscar) Ichord, son; Randy Francis, son in law; Dennis Bernard.

Uhlan is survived by his loving wife Margie Francis of the home in Independence. Daughter; Patty Bernard, daughter in law; Donna Francis. Grandsons; Mike ( Jenni) Bernard, Rob (Dawn) Francis, Matt (Ashlee) Bernard, Joe (Kim) Francis. Also, granddaughter Megan ( T.J.) Guadagnano. His 14, great grandchildren; Brittany (Gabe) Hendren, Noah Bernard, Damon Popplewell, Shianne Francis, Isaac Bernard, Naomi Bernard, Alyssa Guadagnano, Hayden Bernard, Holly Bernard, Gavin Guadagnano, Landon Bernard, and Lainee Bernard. His 2 great great grandchildren; Cassidy and Mason. Plus numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Uhlan was loved and will be deeply missed by all.


  • Visitation Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • Committal Saturday, February 17, 2018

Uhlan Francis

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