Phyllis L. Fritz

11/18/1939 – 7/13/2021

Omaha – Phyllis Lucille was born in Charter Oak Iowa on November 18, 1939 to George and Lucille Kuhlmann. She was baptized and confirmed in Christian faith of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod at St. John Lutheran Church in Charter Oak, Iowa. She attended Charter Oak High School and graduated in 1958. Following graduation, she worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Company. Phyllis was married in 1959 and with her husband settled in Omaha to raise their three daughters. Phyllis joined Home Interiors and Gifts, Inc. and for over 30 years enjoyed helping others beautifully decorate their homes. In her career she earned many trips and was able to travel to visit various cities and develop many life long friendships.
Phyllis and her family worshipped at Bethany Lutheran Church in Omaha where she was involved in Christian outreach programs as well as her beloved “ladies circle”. She enjoyed hosting her friends and family as she showed her love through her cooking and entertaining.
Phyllis’s greatest love was to be surrounded by her family for dinners and get togethers. She was always especially grateful to have her four grandchildren live near her and be involved in their lives. Phyllis was proud to become a great grand mother and relished in her time with her great grandson. After a nearly 20 year battle with ill health Phyllis departed this earth to go to her Heavenly Home while surrounded and held by her family on July 13, 2021.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents George and Lucille and her brother Ronald.
Phyllis is survived by her husband Robert and three daughters Patti (George) Harper , Terri (Mike) Santee, and Lorri Happel (Bill Humphrey), grandchildren Annastasia (Ryan Townsend), Robbie, Emily and Lily, and great grandson Jonathan, family and friends .

Visitation Sunday (7/18/21) 2:00 – 4:00 PM at Roeder Mortuary. Funeral Service Monday 10:30 am at River of Life Lutheran Church 5151 Northwest Radial Omaha, NE. Interment Forest Lawn Cemetery. Memorials to Nebraska District LCMS for Lutheran Education and Scholarship Support.


Roeder Mortuary, Inc. – 108th Street Chapel

2727 N 108th St – Omaha, NE – 402-496-9000