Michael T. Fitzpatrick
1943 - 2013
Michael T. Fitzpatrick was born on July 15, 1943, in Kenosha, Wis., to Norman and Doris (Newhouse) Fitzpatrick. He passed away Friday, June 7, 2013.
He lived in the Kenosha area until 1977, when he moved to Coram, Mont. While in Wisconsin he worked in a number of different jobs, he ended up working as a route salesman for Frito-Lay. He also served as a proud member of the Pleasant Prairie Township Fire Department, and the Wisconsin National Guard. When he moved to Montana, he continued his sales career - working briefly for Glacier Wholesale and Pepsi, then returning to Frito-Lay in 1980. He retired from Frito in March, 2001.
In March, 1986, he married the love of his life and best friend, Mary Lou Dankin, in Coeur d Alene, Ida. He and Mary Lou continued to live in Coram, Mont.
Mike was preceded in death by his parents and step-father, Max Williams.
He is survived by his loving wife, Mary Lou in Coram; and his children and grandchildren, Megan Fitzpatrick (Ashley and Nikkole) of Missoula, Mont., Heather Fitzpatrick (Larissa and Corey) of Kalispell, Timon and Christa Fitzpatrick (Amelia and Molly) of Coon Rapids, Minn. He is also survived by his most loyal doggie friend, Roly. Other survivers include his sisters, and their families, Carol and Jerry Truskowski of Pleasant Prairie, Wis., and Jean and Dick Weber of Hot Springs Village, Ark., and his much loved aunt Arlene Sinnen of Kenosha, and terrific cousins, Glen and Fifi Melville of Phillips, Wis.