Doris Schlessing Fitts went home to be with the Lord on November 22, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana. A graveside service will be held Tuesday, November 24, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Cemetery in Bossier City, Louisiana. Visitation will be held at Rose-Neath Bossier Funeral Home from 1:30 p.m. till 2:30 p.m. Officiating will be Brother Mike Ryan.
Doris Schlessing Fitts was born September 21, 1935 in Schweinfurt, Germany. She was a resident of the Shreveport area since 1955. Doris was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Mrs. Fitts had also been employed at A&P Tea Company for 20 years.
A beautiful soul, Doris was a wonderful baker, and she shared her gift fervently with friends, family, and those in need. Doris was always putting big smiles on other’s faces, with a batch of her homemade cookies and cakes.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, Karl and Mathilde Schlessing; sister, Helga Kuchinke and brother in law, Otto Sauer. She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Edsel M. Fitts ; daughter, Cindy R. Beeson and husband, Jim; three grandchildren, Jeremiah N. Beeson, MaryElizabeth Beeson Loggins and husband, Nathaneil and Noah L. Beeson; two great-grandchildren; brother, Heinz Schlessing and wife, Elke; sister, Monika Sauer and brother-in-law, Achim Kuchinke.
Honoring Doris as pallbearers are Nathaneil Loggins, Jeremiah Beeson, Noah Beeson, Vance Welborn, Cody Welborn, And Colton Welborn.
The family suggests memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association by visiting https://www.alz.org/.