Richard Eugene Fritcher

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  • Name: Richard Eugene Fritcher
  • Location of Birth: Boone County, Iowa
  • Date of Birth: June 19, 1907 **
  • Date of Death: December 11, 1979 (72 years old)
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  • Highest Rank: SGT (Sergeant)
  • Branch: Army
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    World War II

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    Richard was a former resident of Bigfork, Minnesota.

    He was a member of the Hibbing Loyal Order of Moose in Hibbing, Minnesota.

    Surviving him are two daughters, Mrs. James (Sharon) Palmer and Mrs. Nick (Beverly) Georgiff; two sons, James Fedraw and Donald Fritcher; and seven grandchildren.

    Richard died at his home in Hibbing, Minnesota and is buried at Balsam Cemetery in Itasca County.

    ** Grave marker indicates birthdate as June 19, 1908, but information from the obituary and Find A Grave, show the birthdate as June 19, 1907. Ancestry and birth record state 1907 as the year of birth, as do all other vital records, including his World War II draft card. The only place that shows 1908 is the grave marker.

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