Elizabeth Frittz

Elizabeth L. "Liz" Fritts, 90

Elizabeth L. "Liz" Fritts, 90, of Lafayette, died at Indiana University Arnett Hospital in Lafayette at 10:38 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013, where she had been a patient for the past ten days.

Elizabeth was born in Logansport Dec. 9, 1922, the daughter of the late Aloysius and Margaret Roach Hollie.

She attended Fort Wayne schools and was a graduate of St. Vincent Orphanage High School.

Elizabeth married Donald A. Fritts at Logansport June 10, 1941, and he preceded her in death November 14, 1999.

She worked as a receptionist at Arnett Clinic for many years, retiring in 1984, and later worked in the professional library at St. Elizabeth Hospital from 1994 until her recent illness.

Elizabeth was a member of St. Boniface Catholic Church and the St. Elizabeth Hospital Auxiliary.

Surviving are two daughters, Donna Pillittere, of Lewisville, Texas, and Joni Bratcher, of West Lafayette; two sons, Ronald Fritts, of Kokomo, and Eric Fritts, of Chicago; and three sisters, Mary Craighead, of Fort Wayne, Agnes Hollie, of Lafayette, and Cecilia Wilson, of Logansport.

Also surviving are 11 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Helms, and a brother, Martin Hollie.

There will be no visitation. A mass of christian burial will be held at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Lafayette 10 a.m. Wednesday, Fr. Tim Aklire and Fr. Paul Graf officiating, with entombment to follow at Tippecanoe Memory Gardens Mausoleum.

Hahn-Groeber Funeral & Cremation Services is caring for the family.

Memories and condolences may be left at www.hahngroeberfuneralhome.com.

Published in the Journal & Courier from Mar. 16 to Mar. 17, 2013