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Elizabeth "Betty" (Kukuk) Fritts

June 1, 1929February 17, 2021
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Elizabeth “Betty” Ann (Kukuk) Fritts, 91, passed away peacefully on February 17, 2021 surrounded by her loving family. Loving mother of Barbara (Timothy) Fritts Trammel, Helen (Richard) Fritts Lewis, and Russell (Danielle) Fritts; caring grandmother of Marcus (Catherine) Trammel, Kristina (Peter) Plociniak, Harlie and Brooke Bostelman; great-grandmother of Natalie, Addison, Jax, and Tyler Trammel, and Sarah and Samantha Plociniak; sister of Joan (Kukuk) McCarthy. Betty was predeceased by her beloved husband of over 70 years, James Fritts; her parents, John and Ruby (Reno) Kukuk; her brothers, Robert, James, and John Patrick Kukuk; and great-grandson Samuel Plociniak. Betty was born in Auburn Heights, Michigan on June 1, 1929. She married James “Jay” Fritts on April 30, 1949 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Auburn Heights, Michigan. Betty and Jay raised their family in Rochester Hills. Betty worked for General Motors before becoming a full-time homemaker. She was an active participant in Stiles School activities and events, even serving as a PTO president for several years. Betty loved to crochet and sew. She would donate many of the items she made to local charities and hospitals for over 35 years. Betty’s family will welcome all to a visitation on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 from 1-4 PM at Pixley Funeral Home, located at 322 W. University Dr., Rochester, MI. Due to the COVID Restrictions in place, there will be a private funeral service for the family following the conclusion of visitation at 4 PM. The funeral service at 4 PM will be livestreamed for people to access remotely. Please follow the “JOIN LIVESTREAM” button below to access the livestream. In lieu of flowers, donations to Michigan Palliative & Hospice Care or St. Jude Children’s Hospital or March of Dimes would be appreciated.

  • FAMILY

  • James "Jay" Fritts, Loving Husband (deceased)
  • Barbara Fritts Trammel (Timothy), Daughter
  • Helen Fritts Lewis (Richard), Daughter
  • Russell Fritts (Danielle), Son
  • Marcus Trammel (Catherine), Grandson
  • Kristina Plociniak (Peter), Granddaughter
  • Harlie & Brooke Bostelman, Grandchildren
  • Natalie, Addison, Jax & Tyler Trammel, Great Grandchildren
  • Sarah & Samantha Plociniak, Great Grandchildren
  • Joan (Kukuk) McCarthy, Sister
  • John & Ruby (Reno) Kukuk, Parents (deceased)
  • Robert, James, & John Patrick Kukuk, Brothers (deceased)
  • Samuel Plociniak, Great Grandson (deceased)

Services

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

  • Funeral Service Livestream

    Tuesday, February 23, 2021

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Kristina Plociniak

February 22, 2021

My Grandmother made everything special💛I will miss the way she so lovingly took care of us all. I was so blessed to have been able to share her with my own children for much of their childhood. They called her Gg. We love you Gg, and we'll miss you every single day.

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