Maregarethea “Dot” Fritche, died at GracePointe Crossing East on Monday, May 16, 2011. She was 85 years old.
FUNERAL SERVICE will be held at 10 AM on Friday, May 20, 2011 at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham with Rev. Mike Norton officiating.
VISITATION will be held one hour prior to the service on Friday at 9 AM.
INTERMENT will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery following the service on Friday at 1 PM in assembly area #1.
Maregarethea Dorothea Fritche, died on May 16, 2011 at GracePointe Crossing East. She was 85 years old.
She was born March 29, 1926 to William F. Bittorf and Maregarethea D. Hedler in Baltimore Maryland. She was raised in Maryland; she attended school and church there. In 1962 she moved to Minnesota with her husband Cleo Fritche. She was a wonderful mother, an excellent cook, and she enjoyed gardening. She loved to go for road trips in the car. In her later years she liked to read and she excelled at Bingo.
She was preceded in death by her husband Cleo C. Fritche; sons John J Haney, William C. Haney, and Howard Bittorf; sister Catherine.
She is survived by sons John T. Haney (Laurie) of Pine City, Brian D. Fritche Sr. of St. Francis, Buster Q. Fritche (Darcy) of Cambridge; daughter Elizabeth Bylund (Garret) of Ogilvie; daughters-in-law Sandra Bittorf, Mary Haney sister Carolyn R. Walters of Biose, Idaho; grandchildren, Brenda and Terri Bittorf, Wade Pangerl, Tanya McQuade (Mike), Becky Baumann (Phil), April Bylund, Scott Bylund, David Bylund, Jeremy Bylund, Rosa Lamere, Nick Haney (Amber), Emily Haney, Brian Fritche Jr. Amber Fritche, Rachel Smith (Lenny), Adam Fritche (Laura) and Joseph Fritche; many great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held on Friday, May 20th at Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home in Braham. Mike Norton officiated. Casket bearers were Wade Pangerl, Nick Haney, Scott Bylund, Adam Fritche, Brian Fritche Jr., David Bylund, Jeremy Bylund and Joseph Fritche. Interment was at Fort Snelling National Cemetery in Minneapolis. Arrangements were handled by Rock-Ingebrand Funeral Home of Braham.