Bob Franzmann, who joined the Wisconsin State Journal in 1963 and was its enterprise editor from 1988 to 1994, died on Aug. 19 on the age of 86.
Molly Devore of the State Journal writes, “Franzmann was additionally a pleasant ‘individuals individual’ who loved interviewing and connecting with sources, Kate Franzmann recalled.
“‘He was drawn to being out within the area and out locally, listening to individuals,’ she stated.
Franzmann was instrumental in establishing the State Journal’s enterprise part, Sereno stated, calling him ‘one of many unsung heroes of the newsroom.’ His curiosity in entrepreneurs and his dedication to constructing belief amongst sources and readers continued to form the newspaper’s protection lengthy after he left, Sereno stated.”
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