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Obituary for Dorothy J. Fritz

Dorothy Jean Fritz, age 89 of Delton, passed away on November 7, 2020 at her home. Dorothy was born on November 30, 1930 in Park Township, Michigan, the daughter of Milo and Lucille (Gardner) Caley. On July 15, 1950 Dorothy married the love of her life, Jack Fritz, and they were happily married for 69 years before his passing. Dorothy served her local community in many different roles for many years. She loved kids and was a Sunday school teacher, 4H leader, Brownie leader, Campfire leader, and Cub Scout leader. She enjoyed flowers, crafting, animals, and gardening. Dorothy’s family filled her life with so much love and she was proud of all of them. She believed that God was good to her over the years and reminded her family to always lean upon Him. Dorothy is survived by her children: Judy (Virgil) Walters, Jack Jr. (Roxanne) Fritz, Marie (Don) Gray, Sue Fritz, Karen Pettengill, Diann (Rollie) Eckhart; 15 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; sister, Betty Jane Caley; special nephew Scott (Karen) Caley; and several nieces and nephews. Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jack Fritz Sr.; and brother, Milo “Richard” Caley. Dorothy’s family will receive friends on Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home. A private funeral service for Dorothy will take place. Private burial will take place at Prairieville Cemetery. Please visit to share a memory or to leave a condolence for Dorothy’s family.