Patricia “Pat” Fretz (nee Podolski), of St. Peters, MO, passed away Monday, June 26, 2023, at the age of 74. Beloved wife of Donald Fretz; cherished daughter of the late Walter and Agnes Podolski. Devoted mother of Amy (Christopher) Wilson, Julie (Ian Dubman) Clark, Colleen (Paul) Vitale, and Kate (Mark) Messner; loving grandmother of Henry Clark, Archer Wilson, Frances Wilson, Finn Wilson, Calder Vitale, Coraline Vitale, Tola Messner, and Hugo Messner.
Pat was married to Don for 55 wonderful years. She embraced her Polish heritage through baking and dancing. In her youth, Pat was very active and was an accomplished gymnast and model. She loved her family more than anything. She also loved her swimming group, loved to quilt and enjoyed every moment she spent with her grandkids. Pat as dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Pat's name to The Gladiator Project.