Dolores R. Fritz, 87, a resident of Oak Park for over 50 years, died in New Berlin, Wis. on March 2, 2013. Born in Stockton, Minn., on Oct. 25, 1925 to the late Arthur and Louise B. Stein, she was a graduate of Waukesha High School and attended business college in Milwaukee.
Nathan "Nate" Downey, 83, an Oak Park resident who formerly lived in St. Joseph, Mich., died on Feb. 16, 2012. Born on April 23, 1929 in the neighboring city of Benton Harbor, he was best known for his work in the real estate business and for his accomplishments as an amateur golfer.
Elizabeth "Liz" Rezac Noonan, 84, died recently in Los Angeles, Calif. Born in Wilmington, Calif. in 1928, she was an ardent defender of the English language and all well-written books, a lifelong lover of chocolate and, as she said, "never regretted a single martini."