Fritz, Marcella A., Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother and grandmother passed away on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Saginaw Senior Care. Age 91 years. The daughter of the late Benjamin and Anna (Diehl) Branch, Marcella was born on July 30, 1922 in Saginaw, Michigan. She married Elmer W. Fritz on April 15, 1950. He predeceased her on January 7, 1997. Marcella was an Operator for Michigan Bell for 25 years retiring in 1984. She was a member of Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Marcella enjoyed bowling, baking and playing cards especially euchre. Surviving are three sons and one daughter, Garry W. Fritz, Midland; Larry E. and Marilyn Fritz, St. Charles; Dennis J. and Melanie Fritz, Saginaw; Linda and Leonard Wozniak, Georgia; 13 grandchildren, Jason, Joel, Megan, Andrea, Mark, Chris, Troy, Jennifer, Susan, Brett, Brady, Brian and Penny; nine great-grandchildren, Katelyn, Madison, Tyler, Nathan, Alexandria, Katie, Carter, LeNora and Lillian; several nieces and nephews, including Tom and Linda Gray. Marcella was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Gray and three brothers, Arnold, Raymond and DeWayne Branch. Funeral Service will take place on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at The Snow Funeral Home, 3775 N. Center Road (between Shattuck and McCarty). Pastor James Krueger will officiate with interment to follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the funeral home where the family will be present on Sunday from 12:00-5:00 p.m. an on Monday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to the wishes of the family.