Fritz, Phyllis Ann

Phyllis Ann Fritz, 81, of Galesburg, died at 10:12 a.m. Monday, February 10, 2014 at Rosewood Care Center.

She was born September 8, 1932 in Galesburg the daughter of James P. and Vera (Johnston) Johns. She was raised by her father. She married Robert K. Fritz on March 24, 1956 in Princeton, Ill. He preceded her in death on December 20, 2011.

She is survived by two sons, Ken Johnson of Arlington, Va. and Bob Fritz of Galesburg; a daughter, Joyce Zuercher of Galesburg; four grandchildren, Hilary Fritz, Jessica Fritz, Tobias Zuercher, and Michelle Mackey; and a sister, Mary Rivera of Orlando, Fla. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Dee Ann Mackey and two grandchildren, Jennifer Mackey and Benjamin Fritz.

Phyllis was an antique dealer for 40 years. She owned and operated General Store Antiques at Lincoln and North Streets for 10 years. She attended Galesburg High School. Phyllis was a sports fan, especially the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bulls. She loved all animals.

Cremation will be accorded. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, February 14, 2014 at Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Knox County Humane Society. Online condolences may be made at