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Jacob "Jake" Fritz

January 9, 1931 — December 4, 2016

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Longtime Kanorado, Kansas resident Jacob Herman Fritz, 85, passed away on Sunday, December 4, 2016 at the Goodland Regional Medical Center in Goodland.

Jake was born on January 9, 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri to Martin and Lena (Shock) Fritz.  He was one of two children.

Jake attended school through the 9th grade at a country school north of Ruleton.  He served in the United States Army from 1951-1953.  On October 15, 1964, Jake married Judy Sivey in Goodland.  To this union, three children; Lanette, Rusty and Kelly were born.

Jake was a farmer in Sherman County for many years.  He enjoyed fishing, working on engines, woodworking, and every day he would go to Wheat Ridge to play cards.

Preceding him in death was his wife Judy, and his parents Martin and Lena Fritz.

He is survived by his three children; Lanette Keiner and her husband Mike, Rusty Fritz and his wife Wendy, and Kelly Selbe and her husband Randy.  He is also survived by one brother Jim Fritz.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Kanorado Senior Citizens Center
and may be left at the services or mailed to Koons-Russell Funeral Home, 211 N. Main Ave., Goodland KS 67735

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