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Robert (Bob) Fritz, 76

Robert "Bob" L. Fritz, age 76, of Ellsworth, died suddenly on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Comforts of Home in Menomonie, Wis.

He was born on Aug. 3, 1937, in New Port, Minn., the son of Louis and Dorothy (Baumann) Fritz. Bob served his country in the United State Marines from November 1956 until his honorable discharge in October of 1958. He married Kay Ann Holmes on June 23, 1962, in River Falls, Wis.

Bob is survived by his wife Kay, of Ellsworth, Wis.; two children: Jill (Herman) Gonzalez, New Port, and John (Allison) Fritz, Menomonie, Wis.; three grandchildren: Christopher and Sarah Score, and Brandon Fritz; two sisters and one brother: Audrey (Richard) Cooper, Jeanne Barr, and Gregory Fritz.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Patricia Fullerton; and brothers Francis, Richard, and Joseph Fritz.

At Bob's request a memorial art gathering will take place from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 26, at the American Legion Hall in River Falls.

Memorials are preferred to the Semper Fi Fund at:, or they may be mailed to: Semper Fi Fund, 825 College Blvd., Suite 102, PMB 609, Oceanside, CA, 92057.

Hill Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ellsworth, Wis., is serving the family.

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