MT. JULIET -- Funeral services have been set for 2 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at Bond Memorial Chapel for Mr. Franzen, 68, of Mt. Juliet.
Known as "Coach Bob" to his friends and family, he died Thursday, May 27, 2010.
A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, he served during Vietnam War. Mr. Franzen attended St. Stephens Catholic Church and was a member of the Knights of Columbus.
Visitation will be one hour prior to service time Saturday.
Interment will be at a later date at Nashville National Cemetery.
Survivors include: sons Eric (Pamela) Franzen, Marcus (Michelle) Franzen and Pat (Suzanne) Franzen; sister Betty Morgan; grandchildren Alicia, Amanda, Matthew, Megan, Allie, Payten, Cayden and Gavin and great-grandchild Anna Marie.
He was preceded in death by his parents Albert and Elizabeth Raetz Franzen.
The family requests that memorials be sent to 127 Navy Circle, Mt. Juliet, 37122.
Any memorials received will be donated in memory of Robert Franzen.
Bond Memorial Chapel is in charge of arrangements.