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Todd M. Fitzpatrick, 48, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at Methodist Hospital in Rochester, MN after an intense and courageous battle with cancer.
Todd was born May 20, 1966 in Des Moines, Iowa. He was a graduate of Lincoln High School, DMACC in tool and dye, and worked as a union carpenter.
He is survived by his loving mother, Elaine Miller; aunts, Nancy Luncsford (Vern) and Carol McElougue; and numerous cousins. He is also survived by his fiancée, Kathy Uthe and her family which includes her children, whom he loved like his own, Michelle Uthe Pfantz (Brant), Jordan Uthe, and Justin Uthe; grandchildren, Noah and Zadie Pfantz and Annabelle Uthe; sisters, Karen Handrich (Steve) and Karla Fosse; nieces, Chloe, Sophie, and Jade; and future in-laws, Ron and Betty Fosse. He will also be lovingly remembered by Chris Simmons (Ashley) whom he loved like a son, and Brothers of Local 106.
He was preceded in death by his father, William Fitzpatrick, Jr.; step-father, Richard Miller; grandmothers, Louise Bucklin and Marguerite Avritt; and grandfathers, Everett Kline and William Fitzpatrick, Sr.
Cremation was performed in Minnesota. A celebration of Todd's life will be held on Saturday, July 26, 2014 at Hamilton's Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Family will begin greeting friends at 12:00 p.m. followed by a memorial service to begin at 1:00 p.m.
Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.
Hamilton’s Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, IA 50309
Published in Des Moines Register on July 24, 2014