Verna H. Fritz, age 92, passed away on Monday, October 28, 2013, at Wheaton Franciscan – All Saints Medical Center. Verna was born in Racine on December 23, 1920, daughter of the late Julius and Henrietta (Nee: Sperber) Blum.
Survivors include her children, John (Susan) Kratochvil of Racine, Joy (Gilbert) Julian of CA; granddaughter, Brittany Kratochvil-Raphael; great-grandchildren, Michael Kratochvil and Joseph Raphael; further survived by her stepchildren, Robert (Denise) Fritz and Linda (Chris) Lee and families; her friends at Lincoln Villas; her nieces and nephews and many friends. Verna was preceded in death by the two loves of her life, Leonard Fritz and John Kratochvil; her parents; brothers, Richard, Oscar and Otto; and sister, Marie.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 1, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will follow at West Lawn Memorial Park. Relatives and friends may meet with the family on Friday at the funeral home from 9 a.m. until time of service at 10:30 a.m. Memorials to the Harmony Club or Meals on Wheels have been suggested.
Thank you to everyone who helped care for Verna!
MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME
803 Main St., Racine (262) 634-7888