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Mrs. Joyce Holder Fränkel

"The LORD gave, and the LORD hath taken away; blessed be the name of the LORD." Job 1:21

The family of Mrs. Joyce Holder Fränkel wishes to announce, with love and gratitude in their hearts, her peaceful passing.

Our dear loved one transitioned from this life to eternity on December 23, 2016 in Ravensburg, Germany after a brief hospital stay.

Mrs. Joyce Holder Fränkel was born on February 9th, 1942 in Monrovia, Liberia onto the union of Mr. Harry H. Holder and deaconess Hannah Mensah Holder. She lived, schooled and worked most of her life in Bong Mines, Liberia and in Frankfurt, Germany. She later retired in Marktoberdorf, Germany where she lived with her husband and family.

Mrs. Joyce Holder Fränkel was a devoted believer of Jesus Christ and she loved singing unto The Lord. She lived a well travelled, satisfied and peaceful life, always surrounded by love and joy, which she so freely gave to others.

Joyce Fränkel will be so dearly missed and remembered, particularly by those she leaves to mourn her passing, and yet celebrate her blessed and well lived life:

Her beloved husband of forty-nine years, Mr. Christoph W. Fränkel, her two children, Michael (Waltraud), Renate; her four grandchildren, Patrik, Johannes, Benjamin and Ida; her beloved niece Wilrusha Fernandez-Kemokai (James), her foster son Anthony Larry King (Emmon), her lone surviving brother, Counsellor Solomon B. Mensah (Maria), a host of ever loving cousins like Melvina Mensah, Irene Brown, Juanita Holder, Ella Lou Holder, Yvonne Holder, Richard Holder, Charlotte Holder, Doris Holder-Torabi, Delores Mensah, S.B. Mensah, Victor Cooper, Selena Cooper, Evelyn Wallace and so many more. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews and close friends like Mrs. Mona Harris, Joyce and Harry Viklund, Joyce and Gerrit Vos, countless friends from Bong Mines and many who loved her.


December 30, 2016 1:30pm Johannes Kirche ,Bahnhofstrasse 25 87616 Marktoberdorf, Germany


Date TBD Monrovia, Liberia


Mr. Christoph Fränkel, Michael, Renate and the family express heartfelt thanks and appreciation for all your kind condolences and prayers for the family at this time. May God continue to comfort all of our hearts.

To God be the glory for great things He has done, for blessing us with Joyce Holder Fränkel, a sweet spirit, for her beautiful, abundant and a life well lived.
Let us ALL praise The Lord!