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Hazel Fitzgerald

Thursday, January 15, 2004

TECUMSEH, Mich. - Hazel K. Fitzgerald, 98, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died Jan. 13, 2004, at Herrick Manor.

Born Aug. 23, 1905, in New Madrid, daughter of the late James L. and Mattie Lee Joiner Keene, she was a ward supervisor for the Ypsilanti State Hospital for 18 years before retiring in 1974 and a former member of the Methodist Church in New Madrid.

In 1945, she married Dean W. Fitzgerald who preceded her in death in 1986.

One son also preceded her in death.

Survivors include: two daughters and a son-in-law, Vera and Ralph Sargent and Helen Monan of St. Cloud, Fla.; one brother, Clifford Tittle of Lake Charles, La.; two sisters, Louise Jackson of McKinney, Texas, and Ann Schroder of Tucson, Ariz.; and seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from noon Sunday until service time at 2 p.m. at the Couture-Handler Funeral Home Tecumseh Chapel. The Rev. Richard Mortimer will officiate.

Graveside services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Evergreen Cemetery in New Madrid.

Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid is in charge of local arrangements.