September 10, 1919 - April 4, 2017


Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 7, 2017 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Sauk Rapids for Frances E. Fitzpatrick, age 97, who passed away Tuesday at Country Manor Health Care Center in Sartell. Rev. Ralph Zimmerman will officiate and burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be after 9:30 a.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Frances was born Sept. 10, 1919 in St. Cloud to Gustave & Gladys (Page) Feichtinger. She married Donald Fitzpatrick on Nov. 26, 1942 in St. Cloud. Frances was a homemaker and lived in the St. Cloud/Sauk Rapids area her entire life. She was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church. She loved the Lord and her bible was treasured. She was a faithful devoted mother who had a great love for Jesus her Savior. Fran was ready to join the Lord and her husband in heaven.

Survivors include her children, Carol Fitzpatrick of Minneapolis, Maureen (Michael) Heinen of Waite Park, Donna (Roger) Peltier of Burnsville, Michelle (Charlie) Cremers of Plymouth, Donald Fitzpatrick, Jr. of Sartell, Mary Jo Fitzpatrick of Sauk Rapids and Geralyn (Rod) Kampa of Waite Park; 9 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; siblings, Robert (Elaine) Feichtinger of Willmar and Doreen Eiynck of Coon Rapids; sister-in-law, Lucille Feichtinger of St. Cloud; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Tom & Millie Fitzpatrick of Sauk Rapids. Frances was preceded in death by her husband, Donald on July 9, 2008; sister, Genevieve Feichtinger; and brothers, Berdell and Vernon Feichtinger.

A special thank you to the staff at CentraCare Hospice and Country Manor Rehab for all the loving care given to Fran.