Notre Dame Catholic Church
909 Main St.
Kerr, TX  78028
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
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Kerrville, TX  78028
Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Annie Marie Fritz

of Kerrville, TX

September 18, 1940 - September 8, 2021

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Annie (Ann) Marie Fritz, 80, of Center Point passed away peacefully on September 8, 2021, in Kerrville. Sylvia and David and their spouses were blessed to be there with her, as Father Rafael Duda prayed over her. She was born in Fredericksburg, Texas to Louis and Florence Lange of Harper on September 18, 1940. Ann married William J. Fritz, Jr. (known as Junior Fritz) on October 17, 1959, in Harper, Texas.

Ann and Junior founded Mini Mart in 1973 with a hands-on approach and passion. They expanded the business to 18 locations, now under the leadership of their children. Ann loved Christ and held dear her family, Mini Mart employees and customers. She had so many wonderful friendships with everyone involved with Mini Mart. Ann always greeted everyone with a smile and a kind word. Ann leaves behind a legacy, that she and Junior created of Serving the Hill Country.

Ann was preceded in death by their first born, Keith Allen Fritz (September 24, 1961 - January 4, 1963); her husband, Junior Fritz; and their parents. She was also preceded by her brothers, Raymond, Alfons, Frank and Alois Lange.

She is survived by her daughter and son in-law, Sylvia and Razor Dobbs; her son and daughter in- law, David and Stacy Fritz; and grandchildren, Gage and Lucy Fritz. She is also survived by her sisters, Bernice Jenschke and Katherine and husband Ray Alejandro; her brothers and their wives, Anthony and Sherry Lange and Michael and Betty Jo Lange; along with numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Rosary will be held at 6pm on Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Kerrville, Texas.

Funeral Mass, presided by Auxiliary Bishop Michael Boulette, will be held at 2pm Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Notre Dame Catholic Church, Kerrville, Texas. Burial to follow at St. Mary's Cemetery, Fredericksburg, Texas.

Pallbearers will be Charles Dobbs Sr., Razor Dobbs, Joe Ed Jenschke, John Krause, Wyatt Krause, and Duane Simpson.

In lieu of flowers, please make a memorial to one of the following: Peterson Health Foundation, Notre Dame Catholic Church, or the Hill Country Junior District Livestock Show.

The family would like to give their sincere thanks and appreciation to all of those who have been involved with Ann's care and support over the last few years.

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17 Condolence(s)
Denise R LeMeilleur
Wednesday, September 22, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss, your mom's sweet smile and determination helped shape her life and the direction of the business she and Jr had built together. I just found out about her passing and I am sending condolences to the family. As a little girl I have found memories of visiting my grandma in Center Point and going to the Fritz grocery store. Loved seeing your mom then and always as an adult I had great respect for her work ethic and her strength. So many great memories of how genuine she was as a person, she did so much for my family when I was little. Just another example of her giving and servant heart. May you find peace and comfort in knowing she is with her beloved and heaven gained another angel. Blessings, Denise LeMeilleur

JoLynn Farrell
Kerrville, TX
Thursday, September 16, 2021

Miss Ann it was such a blessing to get to know you and also care for you. your beautiful smile and joyful laugh will dearly be missed. Rest High on that mountain sweet Ann. Until we meet again. Love ya JoLynn

Karen Odell
Kyle, TX
Thursday, September 16, 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you peace through this difficult time.

Laura Whiddon Shortell
Joaquin, TX
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Yes, no more pain and no more missing Junior...Prayers for Sylvia, David and all the family.

Bonnie Womack Rutledge
Kerrville, TX
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Knowing in your heart that Ann is with Jesus in heaven and that one day you will see her again can give you much peace. The ones we love the most never leave us.
David and Sylvia and all of your family, you were Blessed to have her in your life
as your mother, grandmother and friend. We were Blessed to have known her as a friend. May God Bless all of you in His peace

Cathy Jacobs
Center Point, TX
Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Anne was a special lady 💕

Paula and Leo Grcia
Kerrville, TX
Monday, September 13, 2021

I’m so happy to have known you and you’re family and
to be a part of the legacy you created, the Mini Mart

Paula Garcia

frances wimberly
comfort, TX
Monday, September 13, 2021

never knew you personally but you were always so kind. it meant so much. you know now.

Becky and Dane Neilson
San Antonio, TX
Sunday, September 12, 2021

I never knew a sweeter, more honest person. Ann will be missed by us all. It’s comforting to know you can be with Jr. now. God Bless you. Love you.

Norma/Jason Wheatcraft
Kerrville, TX
Sunday, September 12, 2021

She's with the angels keeping watch--my Heart goes out to the Family--

Michelle McGinnis
Kerrville, TX
Sunday, September 12, 2021

Sylvia and David
I am so very thankful that you both saw the peaceful passing of your mom going home to Jesus Christ. Love you both and praying for peace and strength for both of you.

Elaine Bode Notario
Wichita, KS
Saturday, September 11, 2021

Most fun and pleasant that a classmate could ever be for 12 years at Harper School !

So sad, Elaine Bode Notario.

Sherry Grimes
Saturday, September 11, 2021

May she fly high with the angels

Carla Renee Spracio
Junction, TX
Friday, September 10, 2021

You gave me a chance when no else would .you and pop were always there for me and i will always miss you.thank you for loving me and teaching me to be a good more sicknee and no more missing jr.

Terri Bartlett Parish
Bandera, TX
Friday, September 10, 2021

RIP Beautiful Lady

Cindy Eckhart
Kerrville, TX
Thursday, September 9, 2021

You taught me to be a better person, Ann! I will cherish our time together. Jeanne misses you too! Love

Glenda Lackey
Center Point, TN
Thursday, September 9, 2021

David and Sylvia I am so sorry for your loss. She was a great boss and most of all a great friend. We had our moments but I will always cherish the memories. She was a very special lady