Woodbury County

Rollin A. Fritch




Rollin Fritch Dies of Wounds in Pacific Action

Rollin A. Fritch, 24, seaman first class of the coast guard, died of wounds suffered in action January 8, in the Pacific area, according to word received by his brother, Glenn Fritch, 603 W. Ninth street.

Seaman Fritch was from Kearney, Neb., but was employed at the Cudahy Packing company here before entering service.

Survivors are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Fritch; three brothers, Glenn of Sioux City, Ed of Du Bois, Neb., and Rudolph of Lincoln, Neb., and three sisters, Mrs. Lillie Moul and Mrs. Esther Cruse, both of Santa Monica, Cal., and Mrs. Elsie Burkley of Lincoln.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 23, 1945 (photo included)