McCOMB — Fritz G. Meyer age 91 of McComb passed away peacefully at Riverside Hospital in Columbus, Ohio on January 28, 2014 at 12;50 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. In February 14, 1955 the immigrated to the United States with their two daughters Marion Meyer of Dublin, OH; and Sigrid (DAN) Like of McComb. There are five grandchildren; Brian, Monika, Gretchen. Kevin, Randy(Brigid) and ten great grandchildren; Anna, Brody. Margaret, Alexandria, Kyle, Audrey, Allison. Emilie, Katherine, Evelynn. He was pre4ceded in death by a son Norbert Fritz Meyer.
n 1955 he received a Masters in engineering in Germany. He immigrated to Cincinnati in the baking business an later to Terra Haute, IN. In 1962 he founded the Consolidated Biscuit Company in McComb. He sold Consolidated Biscuit in the 1980's and retired in 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, as well as a 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. Funeral Service will be on Sunday February 2, 2014 at 1:30 p,m, the funeral home with Rev. Linda Zaye officiating. Burial will be in McComb Union Cemetery. Memorials can be made to MD Anderson HOSPITAL IN Houston, TX; or St. Judes Hosp. Online condolences may be sent to