Clifford V. Fritz

July 11, 1927 — June 7, 2022

Clifford V. Fritz, 94, of Winamac, passed away June 7.

Clifford was born on July 11, 1927, to Leslie and Hazel (Earhart) Fritz in Winamac, Jefferson Township, Pulaski County, Indiana. 

He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II, from 1945 until 1946. He married the love of his life, Phyllis Nelson, on Nov. 13, 1948, in Buffalo/Monticello. He was member of the Bethel Bible Church (Ch - - ch). He enjoyed playing his guitar, harmonica, and piano in his spare time. He was a Sunday School Teacher, Church Bus Driver, Deacon, and Song Leader. He loved serving the Lord.

Clifford is survived by his children: Barbara [Ed] Clark, Pattie [Eddie] Egbert, Fred [Sheryl] Fritz, Doug [Brenda] Fritz, Tom [Lila] Fritz, Sandy [Doug] Bathke and Tim [Paige] Fritz; 20 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; and 1 + great-great-grandchildren.

Clifford was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis; grandson Alex Bathke; great-grandson Cooper Ryser; brothers: Harold, Lewis, Robert; and sister Thelma Wantola.

Friends were invited to visit with the family from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. (EST) on Sunday, June 12, at the Bethel Bible Church, 6966 SR 14, Winamac, Indiana. 

Services for Clifford took place at the church at 4 p.m. (EST) with Pastor Tom Hopewell and Ron DeGraaff officiating. Graveside services took place at 10 a.m. (EST) on Monday, June 13, at Roseland Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested for the church.

Boersma Funeral Home, Wheatfield, has been entrusted with these arrangements. 

(Pulaski County Journal — June 15, 2022)

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