Sheila M. Franks

July 22, 1973 – Dec. 24, 2021


Sheila Marie Franks, of Lincoln, was born July 22, 1973, to Mike McBride and Molly Mullin in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

She graduated from Bridgeport High School. On Oct. 30, 2010, Sheila was united in marriage to Jake Franks in Lincoln. She worked as an office manager at Elegant Optics. In her free time, she enjoyed being outdoors, painting and doing crafts. She was always willing to help others when needed. Sheila passed away Dec. 24, 2021, in Lincoln, at the age of 48 years, 5 months and 2 days.

She is survived by her husband, Jake Franks, Lincoln; parents, Mike McBride, Winner, South Dakota, and Molly (Tom) Mullin, Mount Vernon, Washington; siblings, Bobby McBride, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Roger Mullin, Portland, Oregon, Casey Mullin, Bellingham, Washington, April Mullin, Oroville, Washington; children, Allyssa Rodgers, Lincoln, and Jessica Rodgers; grandchildren, Bentley Hecht and Lillian Hecht; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Mike and Jo Franks, Utica; brother-in-law, Jeremiah Franks, Bellingham, Washington; grandmother-in-law, LaDean Rieger, Utica; and numerous relatives. Sheila was preceded in death by her son, Dustin Pane.

A memorial service was Dec. 30 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Utica. Memorial contributions are suggested in care of the Franks family in lieu of flowers. Condolences may be left for the family online at