Patty Fritsch, age 77, of Tampico, Illinois, died Tuesday, August 27th, 2013, at her home in Tampico, Illinois.
Patty was born on August 5, 1936 the daughter of William and Gertrude (Johnson) Tornow. She was united in marriage to Gary Fritsch on August 19, 1956. She worked at Harper Wyman of Sterling for 9 years and Sterling Multi Products in Prophetstown for 3 years. Patty was a member of the Tampico Church of Christ.
She is survived by her husband Gary Fritsch of Tampico, Illinois; two sons Tom (Melodie) Fritsch of Tampico, Illinois, Rod (Rhonda) Fritsch of Rockford, Illinois; three grandchildren Traci (Ben) Sandrock, Terra (Joe) Wittenauer, Emilty Fritsch; five great grandchildren; one brother George (Nancy) Tornow of Tampico, Illinois; one sister Delores Cassens of Polo, Illinois and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son Corey Fritsch in 1972, and one brother Donald Tornow.
Creamation rites were accorded. Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday at 10a.m. at Tampico Memorial Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Laird, pastor officiating. Garland Funeral Home in Tampico is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be sent to www.garlandfuneralhome.com