Rosella K. Fitz, age 91, of Norwood Young America, formerly of Waconia, passed away Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at the Elim Home in Watertown.
Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Church of the Ascension (323 North Reform Street), Norwood Young America with Father Paul Ardolf as Celebrant of the Mass; visitation was Sunday from 5-8 p.m. at Johnson Funeral Home (141 First St. E.), Waconia (952-442-2121) and one hour prior to the Mass at the church; Parish Rosary was Sunday at 7 p.m.; interment St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery, Waconia.
Rosella K. Fitz was born on Oct. 28, 1920 in Waconia, Minn., the daughter of Leonard and Elizabeth (Dressen) Borka. She was baptized and confirmed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia. Rosella was united in Marriage to Alois P. Fitz at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Waconia.
Rosella loved her family and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She would often do needle work, take a trip to a casino and for many years she was a nanny, which she enjoyed doing.
Rosella is preceded in death by her husband Alois Fitz; parents Leonard and Elizabeth Borka.
Rosella is survived by her loving family; sons and daughters-in-law LeRoy and Ann Fitz of Norwood Young America, Vernon and Jane Fitz of Norwood Young America; grandchildren Jeff and Lorrie Fitz, Mike and Ann Fitz, Barbara Fitz; great-grandchildren Megan Fitz, Logan Fitz, Jordan Fitz, Dominique, Da Shawn, Davien, Olivia; nephew Jerry Pink; niece Geraldine Klein; other relatives and friends.
Casket Bearers are Jerry Pink, Greg Schelitzche, Philip Kaley, John Bitzer, Mike Fitz, Jeff Fitz.
Honorary Casket Bearer is Megan Fitz.
Arrangements with the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia; www.johnsonfh.com.