Delores Ann Fitzner
08/10/1937 - 11/15/2019
Obituary for Delores Ann Fitzner
Delores Ann Fitzner, loving wife and mother of 3 children, passed away on November 15, 2019 at the age of 82. She was born August 10, 1937 to Johnnie and Lucille Harrald of Kent City, Michigan. Delores married Dale Fitzner in 1956 and was a dedicated wife who traveled with him while he served in the US Navy. They also travelled extensively throughout the United States, and lived for 2 years in Japan, working for a defense contractor. When they moved to their home between Greenville and Belding, they operated a business together, Greenbel Sales, for 10 years. Dee loved bowling, social events with friends, camping, taking walks and she loved her dog, Daisy. Her distinctive laughter will be missed by her family of in-laws, Ralph Fitzner and Angie Blaine-Fitzner, Nila (Fitzner) Plume and Tom Plume, Sharon (Fitzner) Helsel and Gordon Helsel.
Dee is survived by her husband of 63 years, Dale; 1 daughter, 2 sons and their spouses, Katherine and Doug Mattson, Alan and Penny Fitzner, Mark and Tammy Fitzner; 4 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
A Memorial Service will be held at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home in Sparta, MI on Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 1:00 PM with Reverend Phil Friedrick officiating. The family will meet visitors for one hour prior to the service beginning at 12:00PM. Final resting place will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Sparta. Those wishing to make a memorial donation in Dee’s memory may do so to Paws with a Cause at pawswithacause.org.
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