Doris A. Fitch, age 93, of Three Rivers died Sunday, September 26, 2021 at Edgewood Nursing Home and Rehab. She was born in Sturgis on May 30, 1928 the daughter of Clyde and Caroline (Schaefer) Eicholtz. Doris was a graduate of Sturgis High School in 1945. In 1948, she was married to Donald Fitch in Three Rivers. Doris was a member of the PTA in Three Rivers, was involved in both Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, and was even a 4-H leader. She especially enjoyed spending her free time gardening, bird watching, and spending time with her family.
Doris is survived by her four children; Margaret (William) Thompson of Three Rivers, Carol (Don) Winchel of Marcellus, Anthony Fitch of Three Rivers, and Dorothy (Stanley) Brueck of Three Rivers; 10 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 8 great-great grandchildren; one brother Irven (Nancy) Eicholtz of Vicksburg; one sister Sue Watson. Doris was preceded in death by her husband Donald, her parents, a son Terry, and five siblings.
In keeping with the family wishes, cremation has been conducted. A private interment will take place at Moorepark Cemetery with Rev. Ethel Carpenter-Stears officiating. It is suggested that memorial donations be directed to the Special Olympics of St. Joseph County at support.specialolympics.org/ . Condolences may be left for the family at www.efhchapel.com