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 Duane R. Fritz

Duane R. Fritz

Birth
Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Death 14 Sep 2001 (aged 78)
West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Burial West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 111816395 · View Source
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Duane R. Fritz, 78, of West Burlington, died 5 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2001, at Great River Medical Center in West Bur-lington.
Born March 14, 1923, in Burlington, he was the son of Maurice and Arlene Johnson Fritz. On April 29, 1947, he married Marian Taeger in West Burlington.
Mr. Fritz was a painter for 40 years at the BNSF shop. He retired in 1984.
He was a World War II veteran, serving in Germany as an Army corporal. He was a member of Sts. Mary and Patrick Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus, Railroad Veterans Association, Burlington Northern Mainliner Club, Hawkeye Natives, Railroad Retirees, St. Mary's Cemetery board of directors. He was a former member of the West Burlington Board of Adjusters, St. Mary's Grotto Committee and past president of Railway Carmen Lodge 66.
Survivors include his wife; three daughters, Beverly Holmes of Burlington, Jackie Schierbrock of West Point and Marie Fritz of West Burlington; nine grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and two brothers, How-ard and Claire of Burlington.
He was preceded in death by his parents, one son, one grandson and one brother.
Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today in Lunning Chapel. A rosary will be recited at 3 p.m. and the family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at St. Mary's Catholic Church in West Burlington. A Christian wake service will be at 7 p.m.
The Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Fritz will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with the Rev. Patrick Hilgendorf officiating. Burial with military rites conducted by VFW Posts 10102 and 9162 and American Legion Post 52 will be in St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.
A memorial has been established for St. Mary's Grotto.


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  • Added: 5 Jun 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 111816395
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Duane R. Fritz (14 Mar 1923–14 Sep 2001), Find A Grave Memorial no. 111816395, citing Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, West Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by GraveTracker (contributor 47384779) .