Karen E. Fritz, 63

Karen Elizabeth Fritz, age 63 of Victoria, formerly of Watertown, passed away Tuesday, March 8, 2016, at the Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will take place Tuesday, March 15 at 11 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Watertown, with a gathering of family and friends from 9 to 11 a.m. in the church, prior to Mass. Inurnment will be in the church cemetery.

Arrangements are with the Iten’s Watertown Funeral Home.

Karen was born Oct. 31, 1952, in Watertown, to Jerome and Isabella (Eiden) Fritz.

She was a longtime resident at Bethesda Community Living in Victoria, and enjoyed working at a variety of businesses in Victoria, Minneapolis, and the surrounding areas.

A kind, gentle, loving woman, as well as a little stubborn, Karen loved word finds, birds, babies, children, and her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jerome and Isabella Fritz; a brother, Roger Fritz; and nieces Ann Marie Fritz and Donna Fritz.

Karen is survived by her siblings, Donald (Karin) Fritz, Marilyn (Marty) Wandersee, Jerry (Sharon) Fritz, Rose Ann (David) Russek, James (Angie) Fritz, Barbara (Dave) Armstrong, Judy (Ken) Theis, and Linda (Mike) Yantes; as well many nieces and nephews.

© Herald Journal Publishing, Inc.