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October 18, 2019

9/26/2019 10:47:00 AM
Funeral Mass for Kathryn Fritsch Oct. 5 at St. Bridget's in Simpaon

Kathryn Fritsch, 98, of rural Rochester died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019 at St. Marys Hospital in Rochester.
Kathryn was born in the Richardton, North Dakota area.
On Jan. 20, 1941, she married Charles Fritsch, Jr. at St. John's Catholic Church in Rochester. Kathryn worked and retired from St. Marys Hospital/Mayo Clinic in Rochester and was a longtime member of St. Bridget's Catholic Church. She enjoyed playing cards, watching the Minnesota Twins and life on the farm. Family was everything to her.
Survivors include her four sons, Ronald (Donna), Dennis (Diane) and Thomas (Janet) all of Rochester, and Kevin of Farmington; a daughter, Julie Neunsinger (Mark Kipp) of Chatfield; seven grandchildren, Michelle (Richard) Ott-Lind, Kristen (David) Strong, Ashle (Jeremy) Kanne, Zachary Neunsinger, Afton (Jacob) Blix, Aubry Fritsch, and Jacob Fritsch-Monzel; six great-grandchildren, Olivia, Emma, Sophia, Harper, Hudson, and Kaitlyn; three brothers, Henry (Angie) Schank of Dickinson, ND, Nick (Bridget) Schank of Mandan, ND and John Schank of San Pablo, Cal.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles, her parents, Jacob and Katherena Schank, four sisters, Rosa Schank, Magdalena Schank, Helen Sutton and Anna Malerich and three brothers.,George Schank, Aron Schank and Ernest Schank.
Kathryn's Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5 at St. Bridget's Catholic Church in Simpson, with the Rev. Kevin Connolly officiating. Burial will follow the Funeral Mass in the St. Bridget's Church cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 4 at St. Bridget's Catholic Church and one hour prior to the service on Saturday.
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