Purnell Lou (Greene) Gaukstad, 90, of Phoenix, Ariz., formerly of Franklin, died at Brookdale Senior Living, Desert Ridge September 9, 2017. A memorial service was held at Resurrection Lutheran Church, Scottsdale, Ariz., Saturday, September 23, 2017. A service of committal will take place in Franklin October 23, 2017 at 1:30 p.m. at Fort Ridgely and Dale Cemetery. Memorials to Sunshine Acres Children’s Home, Mesa, Ariz., are preferred in lieu of flowers. She is preceded in death by husband of 56 years, Norman Ingolf Gaukstad; parents, Joseph and Maude (Little) Greene; sister, Betty Willner; and her twin brother Joseph Greene.