Thomas Fritz

Thomas C. Fritz, 76

St. Cloud

June 27, 1937 - Mar. 26, 2014

A Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at St. Peter's Catholic Church in St. Cloud for Thomas C. Fritz, age 76, of St. Cloud, who passed away on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at Quiet Oaks Hospice House in St. Augusta. Reverend LeRoy Scheierl will officiate. Entombment of the urn will take place in Assumption Cemetery in St. Cloud with military honors.

Family and friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday at the Daniel Funeral Home in St. Cloud and after 9:00 a.m. on Saturday at the church. Parish prayers will be held at 6:00 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.

Tom was born on June 27, 1937 in St. Cloud to Harold and Pauline (Weis) Fritz. He served honorably in the U.S. Navy. Tom married Rosemary J. Steiner on August 27, 1960 at St. Paul's Catholic Church in St. Cloud. He worked for the Star Tribune all his life, retiring in 1999 as a Regional Area Manager.

He is survived by his wife; children, Jolee (Wayne) Miller, Jackie (Steve) Sinjem, Kevin Fritz, grandchildren, Gus and Mollie Miller, Chelsea, Natalia, Stephanie Sinjem, and Aarin and Madison Fritz; sister and brothers, Lavonde Theisen, Bill (Kathy) Fritz, and Tim (Marilyn) Fritz; sisters-in-law, Carol Fritz and Virginia Fritz; and many nieces and nephews.

Tom was preceded in death by his parents; sister and brothers, Betty Gelle, Bob, Ken, and Dave.

A Special Thank You to all the Health Care Providers who have helped Tom and his family during his 15 year battle with cancer.


Published in the St. Cloud Times on Mar. 27, 2014