|Birth: ||Jun. 7, 1927|
|Death: ||Dec. 8, 2005|
James "Jim" C. Fritch, 78, of Yates Center, Kan., died Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005, at St. Francis Hospital in Wichita, Kan. He was born June 7, 1927, in Okmulgee, Okla., to Cecil and Elsie Rush Fritch. He was a lineman for Western Union for 37 years and after his retirement opened Jim?s Repair Shop in Yates Center. He was a U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Yates Center American Legion and a life member of the Lineman?s Union in Kansas City.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean A Casper Fritch, and a grandson.
He is survived by four sons, Roy T. Fritch of Humboldt, Kan., James R. Fritch of Elmdale, Kan., Mike W. Fritch of Burton, Kan., and Cecil W. Fritch of Houston; three daughters, Novella Bryce of Yates Center, Kan., Debra Simmons of Elmdale, Kan., and Ronda Poffenbarger of Iola, Kan.; two brothers, Doyle Fritch and Carl Fritch, both of Winslow; 21 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be 5-6 p.m. Sunday at Campbell Funeral Home in Yates Center, Kan. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at the funeral home, with burial following at the Yates Center Cemetery.
Memorials can be made to Friends for Life in care of the funeral home; or State Exchange Bank in Yates Center, Kan.
Jean Arlene Casper Fritch (1930 - 1999)*
Yates Center Cemetery
Plot: Section E, Lot 33
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Record added: Mar 20, 2009
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