Willard E. Fritz, age 88, of 1155 29th Street, Gladstone, passed away Saturday morning June 28th, 2014 at home following a lengthy illness.
Willard was born February 1st, 1926 in Winona, MN the son of William and Esther (Burfund) Fritz. He served his country in the U.S. Army during WW II. He was united in marriage to the former Mary Boyer on January 23, 1965.
Willard worked for International Harvester in Fort Wayne, IN for 30 years as a Journeyman Pipe Fitter. Upon his retirement they moved to Rapid River and later to Gladstone.