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Roy Thomas Fritz
Roy Fritz, 95, passed away August 6, 2016 at Rennes Health Center East where he was a resident. Born September 17, 1920 son of the late Emil and Christine (Malke) Fritz, he served in the U.S. Army during WWII.
May 2, 1942 he married the former Agnes Behnke at Zion Lutheran Church in Peshtigo and she preceded him in death September 12, 1995.
Roy was a life-time member of Zion Lutheran Church, a member of the American Legion and the BPM Retirees Club. He enjoyed woodworking and retired from Badger Paper Mill after 40 years of service. Roy was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
Roy is survived by, a son, Charles (Laura) Fritz of Iola; 4 grandchildren, Jaci, Jessica, and Jeremy Fritz and Joy Paffenroth; and great-grandchildren; Also survived by a brother, Emil (Blanche) Fritz; a sister, Vivian Bertrand both of Peshtigo;
Along with his wife Agnes, he was preceded in death by a son, James and daughter-in-law, Karalyn; 3 brothers, Harold, Clarence, Omer and a sister, Geneva Baldwin.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 10th at Zion Lutheran Church in Peshtigo from 9:00 am until time of services at 11:00 am
with Pastor Luke Myslik officiating. Full military rites will be held at Riverside Cemetery at 1:00 pm with the 20 year Club.
In lieu of flowers memorial may be made to the local rescue squad or the Zion Lutheran Church.