Denise Lee Francis, age 51, of Swanton, Ohio, entered into heaven, Thursday, March 31, 2022. She was born July 30, 1970, in Wauseon, Ohio to Henry Kenton and Mary Lee (Donnelly) Smith. She married the love of her life, Mark Anthony Francis on July 13, 2013.
Denise was a devoted daughter, mother and grandmother. She was a steadfast friend who always put other before herself. She enjoyed spending time with her family and playing cards with friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Mark A. Francis; daughter, Heaven (Merlin) Barnett; stepdaughter, Toni Smith; stepfather, Gene Hochstetler; brothers, Matt Smith and Ryan (Mindy) Smith; grandchildren, Kalliope and Mia Barnett; stepgrandson, Jacob Jones; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Denise was preceded in death by her parents.
Visitation will be held Sunday, April 10th from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Grisier~Weigel Funeral Home in Delta, Ohio where service will follow at 1 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to your local Meals on Wheels or to the American Kidney Foundation.
Online expressions of sympathy may be made at www.grisierweigelfh.com