FRETZ, Marilyn Jean - Marilyn Fretz, passed away surrounded by family in the presence of the Lord at the Port Colborne General Hospital on Thursday, May 10th, 2012 in her 77th year. Beloved wife of Hubert Fretz. Loving mother of Kathy (Marc) de Waard, Colleen (Greg) Fidler, Clarke (Heather) Fretz and Jay (Alexa) Fretz. Proud grandmother of Tamara (Adam) Stevenson, Benjamin (Jessica) de Waard, Christel de Waard, Brad (Melissa) Fidler, Lindsay Fidler, Victoria Fidler, Levi Fretz, Caleb Fretz, Hayden Fretz and Ethan Fretz. Cherished great grandmother of Tatum de Waard, Hudson de Waard, Joel Fidler and Owen Fidler. Also survived by her aunts, Ruth Lichtenberger and Evelyn Lichtenberger, her cousins Marlene Winfield, Gladys Schoenwald and Gary (Sharon) Lichtenberger. Marilyn was the dear sister in law of Mim (Ernie) Climenhaga, Kay Steckley, Howard (Jean) Fretz, Lester (Mary) Fretz, Lamar (Eileen) Fretz, Margie Fretz and Kenny (Jill) Fretz. Predeceased by her parents Rufeen and Thelma Lichtenberger. BENNER FUNERAL SERVICES, 1105 Benner Ave., entrusted with arrangements. The family will receive friends on Monday, May 14th from 7-9 and on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9. Funeral Services will be conducted at the Faith Reformed Church (Blackcreek) on Wednesday morning at 10:30. Interment will follow in Bertie Brethren in Christ Church Cemetery. If so desired, donations to the Fretz Endowment benefiting Mennonite Central Committee or the Homes for Haiti would be appreciated by the family. Information available at the funeral home. 11329869
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Many ver fond memories
Posted by Lester C. Fretz (Sister-in-law) On Saturday, May 12, 2012
Hubert, Kathy, Colleen, Clarke and Jay (plus your spouses and children. Our lives have been enriched by our association with Marilyn over the years.
We certainly will miss her as each of you will as well. Be assured of our ongoing prayers for you and our support in every possible way.
Blessing on you; may you sense the Lord's presence in a very real way in the coming days.
Lester & Mary
Posted by Lynn Mater Todd (friend) On Saturday, May 12, 2012
Kathy: You have my most heartfelt sympathy... especially difficult on Mothers Day week-end.Cherish the memories and hold fast to the hope of HEAVEN. Blessing