Obituary for Martin J. Fritsch
Funeral services for Martin J. Fritsch, 86, of Willoughby, will be at 9:30 AM on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Davis-Babcock Funeral Home, 4154 Clark Ave., Willoughby.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 & 6-8 PM on Friday, July 7, 2017 at the funeral home.
Marty passed away July 5, 2017 at Lake West Medical Center.
He was born April 14, 1931 in Cleveland.
Marty was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He also served in the Ohio Army National Guard. He was a radio technician at Lost Nation Airport for over 25 years.
Marty enjoyed building model airplanes and restoring cars. He had a true love for all animals. His greatest devotion was to his wife and family.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Mary Ann Fritsch; children, Cathy (Mike) Pietila, Martin (Rollin Jarrett) Fritsch, Jr., Debbra (Vic) Peroni, and Michael (Sarah) Fritsch; grandchildren, Shannon, Brian, Jerry, Kyle, Patrick, Caitlynn, and Connor; great-grandchildren, Brandon, Madelyn, Jesse, Wren, Christina, Dustin, and Miranda and sister, Rosemary Fritsch.
He was preceded in death by his grandsons, Marc Ackley and Mike Harwood; brother, Richard Fritsch and parents, Martin and Rosina Fritsch.
Final resting place will be in Western Reserve Memorial Gardens, Chester Twp.
Family suggests in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Lake County Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd., Suite E, Mentor, OH 44060.