Morris “Mo” Henning Francine, 84, of Johns Creek, Georgia, went to be with the Lord to celebrate his birthday and homegoing on September 13, 2022.
Mo was born September 13, 1938 in Turlock, California. He was the youngest of four children born to Henning and Maria “Marie” Bergstom Francine, who were second-generation immigrants from Sweden. As a young boy, he was lovingly doted on by his three older sisters.
He attended Turlock High School where he was a Yell Leader, sang in the choir, participated in school plays, was president of the Thespians, and graduated in 1956. He went on to complete his Bachelor of Arts undergraduate degree at Trinity College in Deerfield, IL; it was there that he met the love of his life, Eleanor “Ellie” Olsen. They married in September of 1960 and lived in the Chicago area, where they had three children: Jonathon, Timothy, and Peter.