William “Bill” Fritsch Sr. 90 years old, of Sainte Genevieve, MO, died Monday, February 14, 2022 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Sainte Genevieve, MO.
He was born October 2, 1931 in River Aux Vases, MO and was married to Rosella (Huber) Fritsch on October 27, 1956.
Survived by Wife, Rosella M Fritsch of Sainte Genevieve, MO; Three Daughters, Cathy (Nelson) Pfaff of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Cindy (Robert) Naeger of Sainte Genevieve, MO, Diana (Paul) Valleroy of Cape Girardeau, MO; Son, William (Kristy) Fritsch Jr. of Chattanooga, TN; Sister-in-law, Virginia Fritsch of Ste. Genevieve, MO; Grandchildren, Andrea (Tim) Robbins, Lauren Gordon, Caden (April) Gordon, Danielle (Bryce) Waggoner, Clayton Naeger, Tessa Valleroy, Ella Valleroy and Cole Fritsch; Great Grandson, Casen Gordon.
He was preceded in death by Father, Francis “Frank” Fritsch; Mother, Anna (Koller) Fritsch; Sister, Leona (Felix) Hoog; Brother, Anthony Fritsch.
Visitation was at Basler Funeral Home in Sainte Genevieve, MO on Thursday, February 17, 2022 from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm and Friday, February 18, 2022 from 8:00 am till 9:45 am.
Service waas at Church of Sainte Genevieve on Friday, February 18, 2022 at 10:00 am.
The Clergy was Rev. Mitchell Baer.
Burial was at Valle Spring Cemetery in Sainte Genevieve, MO. Military graveside services performed by VFW Post 2210.
Memorials can be made to Am. Heart Assn. or Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital.
He was a member of the Am. Legion Post 150 and he was life member of VFW Post 2210 and he served as commander 2 times. Bill served in the Korean War as a Sergeant in the Combat Engineers. Bill enjoyed working with kids, giving them rides around the block, most of all he loved to spend time with his family and friends and attending the grandchildren’s events.
Online condolences can be left at www.baslerfuneralhome.com.