Elaine Anabel (Niemuth) Fritsche

May 26, 1924 ~ October 19, 2023 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Elaine Fritsche Obituary

Elaine Anabel Fritsche, age 99, passed away peacefully at her home in Dorchester on October 19, 2023. 

Funeral services for Elaine will take place at 11:00 AM on Saturday, October 28, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church, with Pastor Richard Russow Officiating. Burial will follow at Zion Lutheran Cemetery. Visitation will take place at Zion Lutheran Church on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 10:00 AM until the time of service at 11:00 AM

She was born on May 26, 1924 to Herman and Helen (Tindula) Niemuth at their home in the town of Deer Creek. She attended Victory School in the town of Deer Creek. She married Arthur Fritsche on August 4, 1945 at Zion Lutheran Church in Stetsonville, where she has been a lifelong member and was a founding member of the Zion Lutheran Church Ladies Aid.

Elaine grew up during The Depression and enjoyed discussing the history that went along with it. In retirement, she enjoyed spending winters in Texas with Art, spending time with her family, watching her Milwaukee Brewers, camping and fishing, bird watching, playing cards with friends, and crocheting beautiful afghans for family.

Elaine is survived by daughters-in-law Shirley Fritsche, Carolyn Wood and Susan Fritsche; grandchildren, Scott (Michelle) Fritsche, Karla (David) Kerchefski, Jason (Kristin) Fritsche, Murray (Sofia Vela-Hayes) Hayes, Nora Gallagher (Ulrich Boser), Makho Mashoba, Luke (Alyssa) Fritsche, Josh (Ashley) Fritsche; 20 Great-grandchildren and 5 Great great-grandchildren. She is further survived by her brother, Marvin Niemuth, sister, Vivian (Henry) Hentges, sisters-in-law, Ellen Niemuth and Beverly Hoffman and many nieces and nephews.

Elaine was preceded in death by her husband Arthur and sons, Alan, Steven and Thomas. She was also preceded in death by siblings and in-laws, Rachel (Henry) Weiler, Marcella (Charles) Vlach, Pearl (Robert) Wieneke, Mabel (Emery) Habermeyer, Beatrice (Arthur) Ludwig, Ruth (Ernest) Arndt, Beverly Niemuth, Glenn Niemuth, Vernon (Janet) Niemuth, Melvin Niemuth (in infancy), Arlyn (Del) Decker, Gilbert (Loretta) Fritsche, Lenore (Herbert) Fritsche, Charles Hoffman Sr., daughter-in-law, Sandy Fritsche.

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October 28, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church
122 S. Lincoln St.
Stetsonville, WI 54480

Funeral Service
October 28, 2023

11:00 AM
Zion Ev. Lutheran Church
122 S. Lincoln St.
Stetsonville, WI 54480


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