Joyce A. Fritz

Joyce A. Fritz

Joyce A. Fritz, 69, Janesville, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, May 16, 2014.

Joyce was born on August 14, 1944 in Fort Atkinson, daughter of Melvin and Lucille (Slaght) Olsen. She married Gary Fritz on December 19, 1965 in Madison. She graduated high school in 1962 from Wisconsin Academy in Columbus WI. Thereafter she studied music while attending Andrew’s University in Berrien Springs, MI.

Joyce worked for many years as a music teacher and a nurse. She had a tremendous passion for music and loved to share her gift by mentoring students and performing. However, her greatest joys were found spending time with family and friends.

Joyce is survived by her husband, Gary of Janesville; children, Todd (Brenda) Fritz of Mt. Horeb and Tanya Fritz of Janesville; grandchildren, Shelby and Sara Fritz; mother, Lucille Olsen of Fort Atkinson and sister, Lois (Bernard) Elmer of Milton. She was preceded in death by her father, Melvin.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at the Oakland Seventh Day Adventist Church, W8731 Advent Rd, Fort Atkinson. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. on Thursday at the church until time of service.

The Dunlap Memorial Home is assisting the family.