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Dale Edwin Fritch

March 25, 1936 October 6, 2018
Dale Edwin Fritch
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Obituary for Dale Edwin Fritch

Dale Edwin Fritch, age 82, passed away, October 6, 2018 at the Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.
Dale was born on March 25, 1936 in Glendale, Illinois. He was the son of Irene (Lawrence) and Hosea Fritch.
He is survived by his wife Betty Jo Fritch of Metropolis; daughter, Yvonne (John) Straeter of Carlyle; sons, Doug (Diane) Fritch of Centralia, Ryan (Misty) Fritch of Rosebud; step-daughter, Debbie Hunt of Metropolis; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild; sister-in-law, Kay Fritch; a nephew and a niece.
Dale was a graduate of Pope County High School in Golconda. He worked for the State of Illinois for 33 years, retiring from Warren G. Murray Children’s Center in Centralia as the Chief Engineer. He served in the U.S. ARMY for two years.
Dale was a member of the Glendale United Methodist Church and also attended the First Baptist Church in Metropolis. He took pride in the management and upkeep of the Glendale Church Cemetery.
He and his wife Betty Jo enjoyed gardening and traveling throughout the world.
Dale was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Joan (Ryan) Fritch; brother, Kenneth Dean Fritch.
Funeral service will be at noon on Tuesday, October 9, 2018 at the Glendale United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in the Glendale Cemetery. The service will be conducted by Pastor Michael Shearer. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service at the church.
Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, Illinois is in charge of service. Visit alyfh.com to leave an online condolence or sign the guest book.
Memorials can be made to: Glendale Cemetery, c/o Charlotte Benard, 45 Cedar Grove, Simpson, IL 62985

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Visitation

Tuesday

9

Oct

10:00 AM 10/9/2018 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
Glendale United Methodist Church

477 State HWY 145 N
Simpson, IL 62985

Glendale United Methodist Church
477 State HWY 145 N Simpson 62985 IL
United States

Service

Tuesday

9

Oct

12:00 PM 10/9/2018 12:00:00 PM
Glendale United Methodist Church

477 State HWY 145 N
Simpson, IL 62985

Glendale United Methodist Church
477 State HWY 145 N Simpson 62985 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Glendale Cemetery Final Resting Place

477 State HWY 145 N
Simpson , IL 62985

477 State HWY 145 N Simpson 62985 IL
United States
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