Mary Lou FringerMary Lou Fringer, 67, of Solon Springs, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with breast cancer.
Mary Lou Fringer, 67, of Solon Springs, passed away Thursday, March 22, 2012, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with breast cancer.
Mary Lou's passions in life always revolved around helping and serving others. From her many careers in healthcare, education and as a Lay Pastor to six churches in the Pioneer Parish of the Presbytery of Northern Waters in northwest Wisconsin, ministering to youth and adults.
Mary Lou was an avid gardener who loved knitting, music and horses. She was an active advocate for breast cancer research and survivorship, donating her body to cancer research.
Mary Lou is survived by her husband of 47 1/2 years, Dave, Solon Springs; son Todd, Henderson, Nev.; daughter Jessica, Solon Springs; grandchildren William, Jeremiah and Lakotah Littlehawk, Solon Springs, and Chelsea Fringer, Solon Springs; one great-grandson Kaesyn, Solon Springs; and three sisters, Jeanette, Silver Bay, Minn, Janet, Florida and Beverly, Wisconsin.
Mary Lou made it known to family that she wished for an upbeat celebration of life, with a pot luck meal, good, happy music and happy, non-funeral flowers. Please join us on Saturday, March 31, 1 pm at Country Peace Presbyterian Church, 4694 S. Cty. Hwy. A, Superior to celebrate Mary Lou's life. Bring a dish to share, your own service-ware, pictures and stories to help us celebrate the person that Mary Lou was. To all that Mary Lou touched, you are welcome to join us in this celebration.