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Clarence "Fritz" R Frederick

Clarence "Fritz" Frederick, age 88 of Chamois, passed away Wednesday, December 3, 2014, at his residence.

Fritz was born August 13, 1926, in Wilson, Kansas, a son to the late Frederick G. and Mollie (Miller) Frederick. He was baptized at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Wilson and attended Wilson Public Schools.

Fritz served in the United State Marine Corp from 1952 until 1954 where he earned a purple heart.

Fritz was employed at Layne Western as a well digger until his retirement in 1981.

After he retired, Fritz purchased his beloved farm that he called "God's Country" and he remained there until his death.

Fritz was formerly married to Rose Schneider and they had a son, Gary Frederick who survives of the State of Wisconsin. Additional survivors include: one brother, Ray Frederick and his wife Donna and one sister, Mary Koetkemeyer both of Salina, Kansas; and several nieces, nephews and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by: two brothers and three sisters.

The family would like to thank St. Mary's Hospice for the wonderful care they gave Fritz, especially Diana and Sam.

Visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 6, 2014, at Morton Chapel in Linn with Rev. Floyd Gudde officiating. Interment with full military honors will follow in the Shirley Mint Hill Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Meals on Wheels or Central Missouri Honor Flight.

Arrangements are under the direction of Morton Chapel, Linn, Missouri (897-2214)

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Fritz you are greatly missed!! Always enjoyed visiting you on the farm. Had lots of good times that will forever be remembered. May you rest in peace my dear fritz...until we meet again. You remain in my thoughts and will forever remain in my heart...miss you so much. You gained your wings Fritz. Xoxoxo

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JimmiXS Aug 9 2016 12:00 AM

Fritz, Your hugs and sense of humor will be missed greatly. I will never forget your stories you shared. We lost a wonderful soldier and friend! Xo Teana

Teana Cook Dec 5 2014 12:00 AM

JD MaGie Dec 4 2014 12:00 AM

Rest in peace, Uncle Toes~~~

Serena Frederick Dec 4 2014 12:00 AM

Gary you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Mark Meyer Dec 4 2014 12:00 AM