Rebecca Susan Fritz

Rebecca “Becky” Susan Fritz, 66, of Mt. Pleasant, died Saturday, May 13, 2023 at her home.  She was born June 16, 1956 in Keosauqua, Iowa to John Woodruff and Alice F. Neal Coleman.  She was a 1975 graduate of New London High School.  On August 16, 1986 she married James LeRoy Fritz in Mt. Pleasant.

Becky worked as a rehab aide at Arbor Court in Mt. Pleasant retiring in 2013.  She enjoyed crafts, puzzling, reading, gardening and tending her flowers, and collecting “Willow Tree” figurines.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her daughter Brittany (Aaron) Buffington of Winfield; son Wyatt Fritz of Mt. Pleasant; stepson Ryan (Amber) Fritz of Birmingham; six grandchildren, Logan, Lexee, and Aubrey Fritz and Abel, Ezrah, and Isaias Buffington; brothers LeRoy, Cecil (Kathy), Lester, Jeff (Margaret), Rex (Lorna), Doug, and Reuben (Cathy); sisters Donna (Dennis) Hassman, Catherine (Steven) Ort, Linda (Greg) Mertens, Janet (Mark) Wesely, and Judy (Kerry) Kelly; and nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents and grandparents.

Visitation will begin at noon Thursday, May 18, 2023 at Elliott Chapel, New London, with the family greeting friends from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.  The funeral service for Mrs. Fritz will be at 10:00 Friday, May 19, at Elliott Chapel with Pastor David Mixon officiating.  Burial will follow at Burlington Memorial Park Cemetery, Burlington, Iowa.  A memorial has been established for Compassus Hospice.  Online condolences may be left at