Phil J. Fransen, age 44, of Peotone, IL, passed away Sunday, December 21, 2014.
He is survived by his wife, Tami (Kratovil) Fransen of Peotone, who he married on November 11, 1989 in Bridgeview, IL. He is also survived by 3 children; Ryan (Ashley) Hopkins of Grant Park, IL, Jessica Fransen of Peotone, and Kevin Fransen of Peotone; his father, Robert Fransen of Star City, IN; a brother, Kenny Fransen of Knox, IN; a sister, Jennifer (Jeff) Gallus of Matteson, IL; and a niece, Christine Fransen. He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia Fransen.
Phil was born on December 11, 1970 in Blue Island, IL. He was the owner/operator of Central Towing in Peotone and a member of the Romin Chariots Car Club of Blue Island. He enjoyed everything cars or anything with an engine (motors are electric) in it. He especially enjoyed building cars.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at the Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home from 2:00-7:00 p.m. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, December 27 from the Fedde-Helfich-Cross Funeral Home at 7:00 p.m. Cremation rites will be accorded following services. In lieu of flowers, memorials to J.D.R.F. or the Ronald McDonald House would be appreciated.