Margaret T. Fritsche


Margaret T. Fritsche (nee Godsell), 71, of West Bend, passed away Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, at Froedtert Hospital.

She was born on Aug. 24, 1937 on the family farm in Juneau to Thomas and Theresa (nee Nebl) Godsell.  On Nov. 8, 1958, Margaret was united in marriage to John Fritsche in Milwaukee.

Margaret is survived by her husband, John; three children, Ronald (Cindy) Fritsche of Princeton, Janet (Allan) Bell of West Bend and Karen (Craig) Boudry of Slinger; three step-children, Michael Fritsche of Milwaukee, Char-lene (Brian) Reilly of Coloma and Patricia Birenbaum of N.C.; 14 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; two brothers, Thomas Godsell of Juneau and Robert Godsell of Neosho; two sisters, Jeanne (Donald) Hecht of Juneau and Kathleen (Howard) Buss of Oconomowoc; other relatives and many friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; granddaughter Megan Bell and sister-in-law, Gloria Godsell.

A memorial service in remembrance of Margaret will be held on Saturday, Aug. 15 at 2 p.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 6823 Wildwood Drive, West Bend.  Cremation took place at Myrhum-Patten Funeral & Cremation Service. 

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