Mrs. Petz died Monday, May 21, at Sutter Tracy Community Hospital following a long illness. She was born Dec. 5, 1935.
She graduated from Patterson High School in 1953 and married her high school sweetheart, David Petz, 10 days later.
In Tracy, she was a 4-H leader, a Tracy Interfaith Ministries volunteer and a member of a women’s club at New Jerusalem School.
Survivors include four children, Diane Rose, and her husband, Norm, of Oregon, Karen Lewandowski, and her husband, Craig, of Tracy, Michael Petz, and his wife, Lisa, of Tracy and Jan Sharrock, and her husband, Tim, of Danville; 14 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Wednesday’s Mass will begin at 10:30 a.m. at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church, 163 W. Eaton Ave. A rosary and celebration of Mrs. Petz’s life are also planned at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, at Fry Memorial Chapel, 550 S. Central Ave. Messages for the family may be posted in an online guest book at www.frymemorialchapel.com.
Contributions in Mrs. Petz’s name may be sent to the St. Bernard’s Building Fund, 163 W. Eaton Ave., Tracy, CA 95376; or to Tracy Interfaith Ministries, P.O. Box 404, Tracy, CA 95378.