Hazel Marie Fritz Obituary

Hazel Marie Fritz

Dunlap – Hazel Marie Fritz, 90, of Chillicothe, formerly of Dunlap and Wyoming, passed away at 9:52 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019, at Evergreen Senior Living in Chillicothe. Hazel was born on February 27, 1929 in Peoria, the daughter of Forrest and Irene Wilson Potter. She married H. Lee Fritz on August 10, 1947, in Princeville. He preceded her in death on January 25, 2017. Surviving are two sons, Larry (Linda) Fritz of Princeville and Steve (Terry) Fritz of Wyoming; one daughter, Dorita (Don) Down of Wyoming; seven grandchildren, Ron Fritz of Princeville, Shelly (Brent) Allen of Princeville, Jim (Steph) Fritz of Wyoming, Penny (Jake) Ellington of Chillicothe, Bobby Down of Wyoming, Trisha (Danny) Berchtold of Wyoming, and Dustin (Janelle) Down of Wyoming; 12 great-grandchildren, Katelynn Allen, Alexis, Alivia and Alayna Fritz, Morgan and Emily Ellington, Addy Down, Daniel, Jake and Kelsey Berchtold, and Connor and Carter Down; three brothers, Floyd (Mary Jo) Potter of Princeville, Everette Potter of Mossville, and Marvin (Margery) Potter of Newton, IA. She is also preceded in death by her brothers, Byron, David, and Russell Potter; sister, Fern Ralph; sisters-in-law, Ona Menold, Nancy Potter, and Ila Kuntz; brothers-in-law, Don Kuntz, and Jake Menold. Hazel attended Flamingo Beauty College and was a beautician for many years working from her home. She worked for Ace Hardware in Dunlap, Little Friends daycare in Alta, taught Sunday school at the United Methodist Church in Dunlap, and Stark Congregational Church in Stark. Hazel was an election judge all of her adult life and was a former member of the Peoria County Home Extension, active member of the Peoria County Farm Bureau –Prime timers, former officer in the Dunlap High School Alumni Association, active in the Illinois Soybean Association and the Soybean Checkoff, Corn Checkoff, AFBF committee, former chairman and vice chairman of the Illinois Farm Bureau Women’s Committee District 8, and an FS award recipient . She was active during the 80’s and 90’s with the state legislature, and taught Ag in the Classroom at various schools including Stark County, where her great grandchildren attended. Hazel’s funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services in Princeville. Rev. Matthew Noffke will officiate. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Wyoming Cemetery. Memorial Contributions may be made to Friends of Stark County 4-H, or First Congregational UCC, Wyoming. Condolences may be left for Hazel’s family on her tribute wall at www.haskellfuneral.com
February 27, 1929 - March 1, 201902/27/192903/01/2019
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Dunlap – Hazel Marie Fritz, 90, of Chillicothe, formerly of Dunlap and Wyoming, passed away at 9:52 a.m. Friday, March 1, 2019, at Evergreen Senior Living in Chillicothe. Hazel was born on February 27, 1929 in Peoria, the daughter of Forrest and Irene Wilson Potter. She married H. Lee Fritz on August 10, 1947, in Princeville. He preceded her in death on January 25, 2017. Surviving are two sons, Larry (Linda) Fritz of Princeville and Steve (Terry) Fritz of Wyoming; one daughter, Dorita (Don)...

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Mar
05
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Tuesday, March 05 2019
05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services - Princeville
304 N. Walnut Street
Princeville, IL 61559
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06
Funeral Service
Wednesday, March 06 2019
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Haskell Funeral & Cremation Services - Princeville
304 N. Walnut Street
Princeville, IL 61559
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Friends of Stark County 4-H
104 S. 7th St, Wyoming, IL 61491
First Congregational United Church of Christ in Wyoming
First Congregational United Church of Christ in Wyoming