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Phyllis Louise (Fritsch) Bloom

January 17, 1942 ~ May 13, 2021 (age 79)


Phyllis Louise (Fritsch) Bloom, 79, of Danville and formerly of Lancaster County,  died Thursday evening, May 13, 2021 at the Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Danville where she had been a resident for the past 6 years.


Born January 17, 1942 in Columbia, Lancaster County, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Frances (Warfel) Fritsch. 


Phyllis attended Lancaster Catholic High School and had been employed by the Conestoga View Nursing Home, Lancaster Regional Hospital, Tyson Foods and Totes Umbrella Factory, all of Lancaster County.


She was a member of Sacred Heart Church of Lancaster.


Her hobbies included swimming and she was an avid reader.


Surviving are her three children:  Wayne Laukhuff and his wife, Anne, of Lancaster; Kimberly Kirsch and her husband, Craig, of Lancaster and Donald Richard Anderson and his wife, Paula, of Leola.  Also surviving are five grandchildren; a sister, Loretta Brunner and her husband, James, of Lancaster and two daughter-in-laws:  Julie Wilson, of Benton and Chris Laukhuff, of Lititz.


Along with her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cindy L. Laukhuff, on November 7, 2014 and a son, Ervin Carl Laukhuff on March 29, 2013.


Private Services will be held at the convenience of the Family under the direction of the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc., of Benton. 

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