Tuesday, February 7th, 2012
John N. Fritz, 87, Coldwater, died Feb. 6, 2012, at Good Samaritan Hospital, Dayton.
He was born Dec. 25, 1924, in Versailles, to David and Clara Schwierking Fritz. On July 3, 1948, he married Whilma Magoteaux, who died Aug. 24, 2010.
Surviving are a son, Mark (Joyce) Fritz, Coldwater; siblings, Walter Fritz, Reedsburg, Wis., Lloyd (Avesta) Fritz, Ansonia, Donald (Donna) Fritz, Greenville, Clifford (Frances) Fritz, Bradford, Carol Fritz, Piqua, Rita Fritz, Greenville, and David Clarence (Barbara) Fritz, Greenville; a sister-in-law, Judy Fritz, Greenville; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
Also deceased are a son, David Fritz; siblings and spouses, Loretta and Alton Millet, Edwin and Fay Fritz, Anna Belle and Gene Brewer and Robert Fritz.
He was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Coldwater. He served with the U.S. Army during World War II and was a member of the VFW and American Legion, both in Coldwater.
He retired from New Idea, Coldwater.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the church, the Rev. Barry Stechschulte officiating. Burial with military rites will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 4-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10 a.m. Saturday at Hogenkamp Funeral Home, Coldwater.
Condolences may be left with hogenkampfh.com.