Frances Tietz

Frances E. Tietz, 88 of Blissfield, passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at Toledo Hospital.

Frances was born July 3, 1927, in Blissfield, to Henry and Idonea (Forsyth) Kruse.

On August 11, 1944, she married Calvin L. Tietz in Blissfield.  He preceded her in death in 1995, having shared over 50 years together.

In her younger years, Fran enjoyed bowling on several leagues.  She loved playing bingo and taking trips to the casinos, but treasured time at home with family playing cards, board games and putting puzzles together.

Survivors include her daughters, Kendra (Gary) Eason of California, Colleen Brown of Thailand, Tonya (Jeff) Maley of Kent, Ohio; four grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents and husband, Frances was preceded in death by her siblings, Margaret Day, Douglas Kruse, Leslie Kruse, Basil Kruse and her granddaughter, Lee Ann Eason.

Funeral services for Frances were held Monday, February 29, 2016 at Wagley Funeral Home, Tagsold Chapel in Blissfield.
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