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Fritz G.



Fritz G. Meyer, age 91, of McComb passed away peacefully at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on January 28, 2014, at 12:28 p.m. He was born in Delmenhorst, Germany to Frederich and Gresine (Englebert) Meyer. On February 13, 1943. He married Else Hoppe, and she survives in McComb.

On February 14, 1955, they immigrated to the United States with their two daughters, Marion Meyer of Dublin, OH; and Sigrid Like of McComb. They have five grandchildren, Brian, Monika, Gretchen, Kevin, Randy (Brigid) and ten great-grandchildren, Anna, Brody. Margaret, Alexandria, Kyle, Audrey, Allison. Emilie, Katherine, Evelynn. He was preceded in death by a son, Norbert Fritz Meyer.

In 1955, he received a Masters degree in Germany. He immigrated to Cincinnati and later to Terrra Haute, IN in 1962, he founded the Consolidated Industries Biscuit Company in McComb. He sold Consolidated Biscuit in the 1980s and retired from the bakery business. Fritz was honored by the Biscuit Cracker Distribution Association as Manufacturer of the Year.

He was a former member of the McComb Rotary Club and was a Paul Harris Fellow. He formed the McComb Development Corporation for the Norbert F. Meyers Scholarship. He also established the Friels Corporation. He was instrumental in bringing a doctor's office, as well as building as a pharmacy and a restaurant. Fritz was always concerned for McComb.

Visitation will be on Saturday, February 1, 2014, 3-8 p.m. at the Hartley Funeral Home in McComb. Burial will be on Sunday, February 2, 2014, 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Linda Zaye officiating. Burial will be in McComb Union Cemetery. Memorials can be made to MD Hospital in Houston, TX; or St. Judes. Online condolences may be sent to

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Published in Toledo Blade on Jan. 30, 2014
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