THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Blanche A. Fritz
Issue Date: May 3, 2018
Blanche Alice (Skrypinski) Fritz, 83, of Peshtigo, passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018 at Rennes Health Center-West.
Born Nov. 2, 1934, to the late Thomas and Frances Skrypinski, she was the youngest of 12 children and graduated from Menominee High School in 1953. She married Emil L. Fritz on July 30, 1955 and they celebrated 62 years together.
She worked as a CNA in the OB/GYN Department at Marinette Hospital. Casino trips were her pride and joy, along with trips to Las Vegas.
She is survived by her husband, Emil; six sons, Tom (Tanya), Tim (Pam), Tony (Ellen), Pat (Leah), Paul (Lynne) and Phil (Brenda); a daughter, Mary (Brian) Mowrer; 14 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; many step-grandchildren and a sister, Phylis Gressick.
Visitation was held Monday, April 30 at St. Mary Catholic Church in Peshtigo from 9 a.m. until time of the Funeral Mass at 11 a.m. Fr. Robert Karuhn officiated with burial in Riverside Cemetery in Peshtigo.