ELIZABETH M. “BETTY” FITZER

Elizabeth M. “Betty” Fitzer, age 89, of Plymouth, Wis., passed away late Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 19, 2014, at Sharon S. Richardson Hospice where she had been a resident for the past 11 weeks.

She was born Oct. 14, 1924 in Topeka, Kan., a daughter of the late Bernard and Helen (Stephens) Wiss. She graduated from Joliet Township High School in Joliet, Ill., in 1942.

On Oct. 16, 1948, she married Darwin Fitzer at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Joliet. The couple resided in the Joliet area after their marriage and moved to the Sheboygan area in 2006.

Betty held several positions during her career including administrative assistant at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois from which she retired in 1984.

Her husband preceded her in death April 13, 2009.

She was a former member of St. Patrick’s Catholic Church and St. Jude’s Catholic Church, both in Joliet.

Betty enjoyed golfing, sewing, birdwatching, volunteering, and enjoyed loving time with her grandchildren and greatgrandchildren.

Survivors include three children: Pam Fitzer (Larry Siegert) of Plymouth, Cynthia (Joel) Huener of Middle River, Minn., and Steven Fitzer of Haslett, Mich.; six grandchildren: Juliane (Rob) Rohs of Louisville, Colo.; Danielle (Jon) Goldstein of Littleton, Colo.; Ben (Amber) Huener of Roseau, Minn.; Sarah Huener of St. Paul, Minn., and Emma and Morgan Fitzer of Haslett; seven great-grandchildren: Benn, Matthew and Kate Rohs, Eli and Vivienne Goldstein and Abram and Avril Huener. Betty is also survived by other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Berna and three brothers, Bud, Gene and Bill.

Private family memorial services will be held. Burial will be in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Joliet.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund is being established in Betty’s name.

The Suchon Funeral Home and Cremation Service is serving the family. For online condolences, please visit www.suchonfh.com.


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