RUDOLPH J. FRITZ, age 93, of Lombard

Written by Brust Funeral Home on January 17th, 2015

American FlagFritzRUDOLPH J. FRITZ, age 93, of Lombard, died January 15 at Tabor Hills Health Care Facility, Naperville, Illinois.

Mr. Fritz is survived by his brother Harold, and preceded in death by his wife, June.

Mr. Fritz was a resident of Lombard over 50 years.  He had retired in 1984 as Assistant Manager of Continental Bank.

Mr. Fritz was a Veteran having served in the U.S. Marine Corps. During World War II and Korea.  In World War II, he took part in the campaigns on Guadalcanal, New Guinea, New Britain and Peleliu as part of the 1st Marine Division.

In Korea he was part of the 7th Marines taking part in the liberation of Seoul and the Chosin Reservation battle and breakout.  He was wounded in Korea and received the Purple Heart.

Mr. Fritz also received the Presidential Unit Citation.

Mr. Fritz was a member of the VFW. Memorial Gathering will be held Thursday, January 22 from 6 to 9 PM at Brust Funeral Home, 135 South Main Street, Lombard.

 

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