2017-05-02 / Front Page

Franklin Family welcomes new generation


Top photo from left: Merv Franklin, Allie and Ava Swenson, Laurie Dillman, Rex Franklin Bottom: Donna Franklin, Allie and Ava Swenson, and Laurie Dillman (Courtesy photos) Top photo from left: Merv Franklin, Allie and Ava Swenson, Laurie Dillman, Rex Franklin Bottom: Donna Franklin, Allie and Ava Swenson, and Laurie Dillman (Courtesy photos) The Franklin Family is proud to welcome Ava Mae Swenson. Born to parents Allie (Franklin) Swenson and Alex Swenson on March 22nd. Ava is the first great, great grandchild of 90-year-old Spencer resident, Merv Franklin. She is also the first great granddaughter of Donna (Bault) and Rex Franklin of Gosport, and the first grandchild of Laurie (Franklin) and Darrin Dillman of Cloverdale. The Bault family also welcomes her as a member of their 4th generation. The family feels extremely blessed to have so many loving generations in Ava’s life, and looks forward to their future together as one big happy family.


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