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Anita M. Fitzpatrick

January 2, 1921 ~ August 1, 2018 (age 97)

Anita M. Fitzpatrick, age 97, of Ionia, passed away on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at home with her family. She was born January 2, 1921, the daughter of Joseph and Mary Ann (Fedewa) Keilen. Anita was a member of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, was a master quilt maker, and made the best cookies ever. She was preceded in death by her parents; all of her 10 siblings; her husband, Gerald in 1996; a son-in-law, Dennis McClung; and a daughter-in-law, Tammy Fitzpatrick. Surviving are her children: Judith Ann (Dr. Wilford) Haslett of Las Vegas, NV, Jean McClung of Eagle, Charles (Ellen) Fitzpatrick of Ionia, David (Lisa) Fitzpatrick of Ionia, Mary Jo (Dr. Bruce) Weny of Comstock Park, Sue Ellen (Bill) Bayer of Lake City, Richard Fitzpatrick of Longmont, CO, Ronald Fitzpatrick of Wheaton, IL, and Michael (Amy) Fitzpatrick of Anchorage, AK; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Thomas Brown at 11:00 a.m., Friday, August 3, 2018 at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Ionia. Rite of Committal will follow at Tuttle Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or Ionia Area Hospice. The family would like to thank Ionia Area Hospice and the personal caregivers for the special care given to their mother. Arrangements are entrusted to Lehman Funeral Homes. On line condolences may be made at  

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