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Capt Francis Raymond "Fritz" Molitor
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Birth: Jun. 17, 1917
Caledonia
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Nov. 24, 1991
Poway
San Diego County
California, USA

Son of Anton and Elizabeth Koel Molitor of Caladonia MN; grandson of John and Catherine Busch Molitor of Caledonia MN; and the great-grandson of Gaspar and Suzanne Molitor of Brandonbourg LUX then of Mayville MN.

Graduate of US Naval Academy, Annapolis as a marine engineer; post-graduate degree also from Annapolis.

United States Naval Academy - Lucky Bag Yearbook (Annapolis, MD) - Class of 1941
"From the great Middle West came this soldier boy fresh from an Army prep school. His military experience and versatile manner of thinking marked him a success from the beginning. Fritz has a knack for taking things easy. His cherished relaxation is a good book, a good cigar, and a soft bunk. He excels in tennis and reputedly once won a " Joe " pot in a local tournament. A keen sense of judgment and a deep interest in professional subjects have aided him to help his classmates figure FRANCIS RAYMOND MOLITOR out " how the cam works " or " what do you think I ought to do about it? " An excellent story teller, he holds his audience spellbound when he narrates in his quiet, easy voice. His social life at the Academy has not in the least been neglected. He has been seen at many hops and his ability to keep his 4.0 drag ' s attention has become the envy of his shipmates. Fritz will ease through life and attain his ambitions through his dominating quahties of sound judgment and common sense. Basketball 4; Reception Committee j, 2, i; Boat Club J, 2, 1; Battalion Basketball j, 2, i; Battalion Tennis 2."

Naval Ship Architect and project manager.

Married first, America Aileen Jackson of San Diego CA; father of six; four having survived to adulthood.
Married second, Dolores Ann Roerkohl of Caledonia MN; no children.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Anton Bartholomew Molitor (1878 - 1963)
  Elizabeth P. Koel Molitor (1883 - 1941)
 
 Spouses:
  Dolores Roerkohl Molitor (1917 - 1996)
  America Aileen Jackson Molitor (1919 - 1953)*
 
 Children:
  Francis Anthony Molitor (1951 - 1951)*
  Margaret Molitor (1953 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bernice C Molitor Tetrault (1905 - 2000)*
  Eugene Charles Molitor (1915 - 1987)*
  Francis Raymond Molitor (1917 - 1991)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
WWII
KOREA
VIETNAM

CAPT, US NAVY
 
Burial:
Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: N, 0, 203
 
Maintained by: anne
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 26, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 1003804
Capt Francis Raymond Fritz Molitor
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Capt Francis Raymond Fritz Molitor
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Capt Francis Raymond Fritz Molitor
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 Added: May. 30, 2011

- Jan
 Added: Dec. 28, 2007
 
 
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