Fredrick "Fritz" V. ElchertNovember 8, 1948 ~ August 12, 2017 (age 68)
Fredrick “Fritz” V. Elchert Jr., 68, of New Riegel, Ohio, died Saturday, August 12, 2017 at his home. He was born November 8, 1948 in Tiffin, Ohio to Fredrick V. & Rose (Scherger) Elchert, Sr. He married Brenda Arnett on August 22, 1998 in New Riegel, Ohio.
He is survived by his father, Fredrick V. (Anna) Elchert of New Riegel; wife, Brenda Elchert of New Riegel; children, Sean (Brandi), Joshua, Jason (Tiffany), Tabitha (Jason Bomer), Mara Fox, Jeff, Chad, and Annette Elchert; grandchildren, Nathaniel, Heidi, Lennah, Brice, Vincent and Andrew Fox, and Ellie Bomer; six additional grandchildren; one great-grandchild; sisters, Jane (Robert) Clouse, Rose Ann (Tim) Cornett, Ruth Wade, and Lori (Chuck) Austerberry.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Rose Elchert, and brother, Bill Elchert.
Fritz Retired from Honeywell, where he worked in skilled trades, and was a self-employed farmer.
He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, the Moose, and the Legion, all in New Riegel, the Fostoria Sportsmen Club, and the Tiffin K of C.
He was a U.S. Army Veteran during Vietnam, and a 1966 Graduate of New Riegel High School.
Fritz enjoyed golfing, card playing, deer hunting, and splitting wood, but most of all, he loved spending time with his grandkids.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held Wednesday, August 16, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at All Saints Catholic Church in New Riegel, OH with Father Gary Walters and Father Tim Kummerer officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 15, 2017 from 3-8 p.m. at the Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, Ohio and one hour prior to Mass at the church. Burial will be in St. Boniface Parish Cemetery, New Riegel.