Reinhold Fritz, age 91,of Cambridge and formerly of Crystal passed away April 1, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East in Cambridge. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Tuesday, April 6th at Strike Funeral Home – Isanti Chapel with Rev. David Franzmier officiating. Visitation one hour prior to the service at our Isanti Chapel. Interment St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Weber.
Reinhold Fritz was born January 24, 1919 in Sudycha, Ukraine to Johann and Emelia Fritz. He was raised and lived his early years in Ukraine. In 1945 he married Antonia Stolbert. In 1955 they and their family came to the United States and settled in Minneapolis. They were sponsored by St. Andrews Lutheran Church in Edina. In 1959 they moved to Crystal. Reinhold was employed as a machinist for many years by Custom Tool and Manufacturing in New Hope until his retirement. His interests included woodworking, working with metal, gardening and taking care of his yard. Reinhold moved from his home in Crystal to the nursing home in Cambridge about two and a half years ago.
Reinhold Fritz passed away April 1, 2010 at GracePointe Crossing Gables East at the age of 91 years, 2 months and 7 days..
Reinhold is survived by his wife, Antonia of GracePointe Crossing Gables West in Cambridge; four children, Larissa (Wolfgang) Wolf-Hechtl of Duluth, Renja (Stuart) Sigurdson of North Branch, Raymond Fritz of New Hope, Fredi (Dale) Ketchum of Ramsey; 10 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.