Francis "Fritz" Shuty, 74, Portage Township, died Tuesday. He was born in Portage, son of Albert and Rose Shuty. Surviving are his wife, Dorothy "Dot"; four children: Francine, Daniel, John and Jennifer; three grandchildren; and three siblings: Walter, Nell Briggs and Barbara Eckenrode. He was preceded in death by nine siblings: Joe, Stanley, Eddie, Albert Jr., Anne Cilwa, Rose Valine, Helen Kalucki, Adeline Arter and Marge Blasi. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Serenko-Claar Funeral Home, Portage. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, at Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church.