David E. “Dave” Fritz
Bolivar Mo News - over 4 years
Service: 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 10, Hathaway-Peterman Funeral Home, Wheatland.
Mr. Fritz, 92, Wheatland, died at Christian Health Care in Hermitage. The son of Mearle and Gladys Foushee Fritz, he was born in Aberdeen, S.D. At the age of 2, he moved with his family to a farm in Ottawa, Kan., living there until 1939.
On May 19, 1940, he married Roberta Toy Fritz and to this union tow sons were born: Gary Wayne, on June 17, 1941, and David Lee, on May 29, 1947.
He became a member of the Baptist church in Overland Park, Kan., in 1950. He worked at various careers including Douglas Aircraft in Santa Monica, Calif.; Army Air Corps — serving in north Africa and Italy, being discharged in November 1945 and being recalled in 1952 to serve during the Korean Conflict; Kansas City Power & Light; and a civilian employee for the U.S. Air Force at Richards-Gebar in the Kansas City area where he retired in June 1972 to move to Galmey with his wife, Roberta. They were charter m
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