Sally Fritz

MORTON - Sally L. Fritz, 69, of Morton passed away unexpectedly at 5:37 p.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, in the emergency room at UnityPoint Health-Methodist in Peoria.

She was born July 30, 1944, in Gridley, Ill., to Edward and Dorothy (Schlipf) Witzig. She married Ed Fritz on Oct. 8, 1967, in Gridley.

Surviving are her husband of 46 years; two sons, Douglas (Jennifer) Fritz and Phillip (Jessica) Fritz, both of Morton; four daughters, Denise (Daniel) Weerts of Remington, Ind., Michelle Phillips of Eureka and Lynette (Nathan) Schick and Katie (Michael) Rasmussen, both of Morton; 14 grandchildren; one sister, Joyce (Bernie) Ferneau of Gridley; and two brothers, William (Conni) Witzig of Indianapolis, Ind., and Robert (Terri) Witzig of Gridley.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Sally graduated from Gridley High School in 1962. She then worked for Country Companies for six years and later as a bookkeeper for Fritz and Gudeman Inc., from 1968 to 1995.

She was a member of the Apostolic Christian Church of Washington.

Sally will be remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at the Apostolic Christian Church of Washington, with church ministers officiating. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, March 11, at the Morton Apostolic Christian Fellowship Hall, 2201 Veterans Road, Morton. Further visitation will be from 9 to 9:45 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in the Washington Apostolic Christian Church Cemetery.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Apostolic Christian Timber Ridge, 2125 Veterans Road, Morton, IL 61550; or to a .

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave Morton, IL 61550
(309) 263-7426

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Mar. 11, 2014