Tuesday, January 25th, 2011
Frederick A. "Fritz" Benanzer Jr., 81, Sidney, died at 9:40 p.m. Jan. 23, 2011, in Piqua.
He was born June 16, 1929, in Sidney to Frederick and Johanna Mertz Benanzer.
Surviving is a sister, Leona Hoke, St. Louis, Mo.; and a sister-in-law, Hilda Benanzer.
Deceased are siblings and in-laws, Henrietta and Robert Wuebker, Eleanor and Clarence Wuebker, Urban and Loretta Benanzer, Albert and Rosemary Benanzer, Bertha and Ludwig Selhorst, Edward Benanzer and Richard Hoke.
He was a member of St. Michael Catholic Church in Fort Loramie and St. Boniface Catholic Church in Piqua. He retired from The Stolle Corp. of Sidney after 33 years and was a retired farmer.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. Michael Church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial is at St. Michael Cemetery in Fort Loramie.
Calling is 3-7 p.m. Thursday and 9-10 a.m. Friday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home in Minster.
Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Miami County and the Shelby County Adult Day Care.