Lillian K. Fritz, 86, St. Anthony

Lillian FritzLillian K. Fritz, 86, of St. Anthony, died Tuesday (August 23) at Northwood Retirement Community in Jasper. She was born in Schnellville August 21, 1930, to Anthony and Helen (Greenwell) Nordhoff. She married Lawrence L. Fritz February 21, 1952, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Schnellville. He died August 29, 1992.

Lillian was a homemaker and worked as a sales woman for Schum Monument company in Dale for 25 years. She was a member of Divine Mercy Parish – St. Anthony Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards and spending time with her family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and friends.

She is survived by two daughters, Kristy D’Esposito and husband, Frank, Huntingburg, and Jill Hasenour, St. Anthony; one son, Jeff Fritz, St. Anthony; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; one sister, Marge Knies, Huntingburg, and two sisters-in-law, Karen Nordhoff, Jasper, and Sally Nordhoff, Indianapolis.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one son, John Fritz, one daughter, Patricia Ebert, one grandson, Nick Ebert, four sisters, Lucille and Helen Merkel, Rosie Gutgsell, and Mary Lou Kirst, four brothers, Charles, Bob, Bill, and Tony Nordhoff, and five siblings who died in infancy and childhood.

Friends may call from 2-8 p.m. Sunday at the Becher-Kluesner Downtown Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions may be made to Divine Mercy Parish or to a favorite charity. Funeral services at 10 a.m. Monday at Sacred Heart Church with burial following in the church cemetery.

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