Shirley Fritzsche

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SHIRLEY FRITZSCHE GRIFFITH, IN Shirley Fritzsche, age 90, of Griffith passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Shirley was born June 25, 1924 in East Chicago, Indiana to the late Paul and Signe (Carlson) Pierce Sr. She is also preceded in death by her loving husband of 37 years, Raymond Fritzsche, and her brother Paul Pierce Jr. Mrs. Fritzsche is survived by her loving children Bruce (Debbie) Fritzsche, Brian (Nancy) Fritzsche, Barb (Chris) Basham, grandchildren Brandon (Beth) Fritzsche, Brittany (Justin) Tauber, Brina Fritzsche, Dana Fritzsche, Tod Basham, and Brianne Basham, great grandchildren Braydon, Payton and Gia, sister-in-laws Mary Pierce and Arlene Fritzsche, and numerous nieces and nephews. Shirley was a life long member of her church, who faithfully served in many aspects. She enjoyed family gatherings, and was a loving and devoted caregiver for her family. She remained as an active member of Delta Theta Tau Sorority for over 55 years, and held all positions in the sorority, most recently as historian. Visitation will be Thursday, July 24, 2014 from 3-8 p.m. at Kuiper Funeral Home (9039 Kleinman Ave; Highland, Indiana 46322), and again from 9:30 a.m.until time of funeral services on Friday at the Church. Funeral Services will be Friday, July 25, 2014 at 10 a.m. at Christ Lutheran Church (7051 Indianapolis Blvd.; Hammond, Indiana 46324) with Pastor Andrew Bailey and Pastor James Swanson officiating. Burial will be at Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Calumet Region or Delta Theta Tau Sorority. To leave online condolences please visit


Published in The Times from July 24 to July 25, 2014
Shirley June (Pierce) Fritzsche
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Chapel Lawn Memorial Gardens
8178 Cline Ave | Schererville, IN 46375 | (219) 365-9554
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