Nicette Elaine Fitts

February 5, 1945February 19, 2021

Nicette Elaine Fitts age 76 of Albion, Michigan passed away Friday, February 19, 2021 at her home under the loving care of her family and Hospice. She was born February 5, 1945 in Albion, Michigan the daughter of Frederick and Helen (LaDuke) Radee and they preceded her in death.

On August 26, 1967, Nicette was united in marriage to Phillip and he survives. She graduated from Olivet College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, but her love of teaching children compelled her to return to school and obtain her certification to teach. She spent 30 years teaching at Harrington Elementary in Albion, and received Teacher of the Year honors for the 1998-1999 school year. Her passion for reading transferred into a love to teach her students to read and beyond. Throughout her career she was instrumental and involved in many school related programs and committees to enhance student learning.

Family was Nicette’s whole world, she loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed her summers at Pike Lake in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. She was a creative woman with a vibrant energetic personality. She would use her talents creating scrapbooks, crafting, knitting, creating recipes and using her love of cooking to carry on Holiday Traditions from her mother into her own family. She was raised on the family farm by her parents and with her two sisters. She grew up with the love for animals, including her horses, and pets. She lived on the farm her entire life and raised her own family there.

In addition to her husband of 53 years, Phillip, Nicette is also survived by her son, Edward (Kristi) Fitts, daughter, Amy (Bernard II) Konkle, 5 grandchildren: Chelsea Lehmann, B. Grant Konkle III, Harrison Fitts, Luke Konkle, Charles Konkle, and 2 sisters: Valerie Radee and Annette (John) Schilling, and numerous nephews and nieces.

Nicette always put others before herself. She touched many lives. She will forever remain in our hearts.

According to Nicette’s wishes, cremation will take place and no services are planned at this time.

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Bill Schilling

March 6, 2021

Cett was a wonderful mother, a devoted wife and very close to her sisters. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.

Richard Gardanier

February 25, 2021

Saddened to hear of her passing. My thoughts are with the family.

Cher Justice

February 25, 2021

My condolences to the family.
Mrs. Fitts was my most favorite teacher. She was kind, caring and she had a heart of gold. Her memory will live on forever as she has touched many lives with her gift of teaching and friendship.
Rest in peace dear sweet soul 💙

Jim Brazell

February 24, 2021

Volunteering with Nicette was its own joy. Deeply loved, deeply missed. Jim Brazell

Elijah Armstrong Jr

February 24, 2021

Thank you for being one of my favorite teachers at Harrington you not only taught me school lessons you taught me life lessons thank you 🙏🏾 you always requested me to be your server for you and your family dinners at the Malleable Thank you!! love you 😘 I am gonna miss you Mama Fitts

Elijah Armstrong Jr Former student of Yours/Hers

Henry Orman

February 24, 2021

Our condolences to you and your family for the loss of Nicette.

Henry and Ria.

Larry Mefford

February 24, 2021

I have been retired since 96 but I remember her loving and spirited personality much like that of Amy her daughter l had as a student. She joins many friends and family, our daughter Sheila, and all of us who put our faith in Jesus.
Phil, Darlene and I will remember you in prayer!

Larry Mefford

Beverly Betz

February 24, 2021

Just learned of the passing of your sister. My deepest sympathies to you and her family. I, too, had a sister pass away...just before Christmas... No one left to share memories with from childhood. Time to pass on memories and family history to those who follow. Hugs and prayers for you, dear friend.

Beverly Betz

Kay Knight

February 23, 2021

Blessings to Cette’s family. Nicette was my go-to for delicious recipes. She was a treasure to work with and taught with love.

Kay Knight

Brett Bowers

February 23, 2021

One of the sweetest human beings I ever had the pleasure of meeting in my life. They don’t come any more selfless. She made everyone in her circle want to be a better person. She will be missed.