James Robert Fritz, 65, a Cape Coral, FL, resident since 2009, formerly of Sterling, VA passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 in Cape Coral, FL. He was born August 15, 1952 in Belvidere, IL.
James grew up in Marengo, IL and as a young man he served his country honorably in the U.S. Army. After serving in the Army, he graduated from Northern Illinois University with a BA degree. Jim’s career in credit management started with Compugraphics which brought him to Sterling, VA. He later joined Barber and Ross in Leesburg, VA as a Credit Manager and before retiring he sold real estate with Long and Foster. Jim will be remembered for his love of baseball, specifically the Chicago White Sox, and discussing world events, history and politics. Jim also enjoyed being a member of the Knights of Columbus.
He is survived by his two children, Patrick Fritz of VA and Samantha Fritz of VA; his mother, Ellen Fritz (Baarsch) of FL; one sister, Patricia Hansen (spouse Chris) of IL; two brothers, Kenneth Fritz of VA and Scott Fritz (spouse Lynn) of WI; his former spouse Cindy Fritz; and extended family members.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a Memorial Contribution in memory of James Robert Fritz to the American Lung Association at http://www.lung.org/.
Services will be held at a later date and will be announced on https://www.mullinsmemorial.com/obituaries/james-r-fritz/1160. Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at the link above or at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
[Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral]