Charles Francis “Fritz” Roemmel, 89, of Ridgeway Avenue, passed away at 8:50 a.m. on May 10, 2017, at Silver Oaks Healthcare Facility.
Fritz was born June 9, 1927, in Seymour, Indiana, the son of Frank Ambrose Roemmel and Bertha Opal (Wayman) Roemmel. He married Phyllis K. Morris on June 21, 1953.
A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Fairlawn Presbyterian Church, Columbus, Indiana with the Rev. Lee Dorsey officiating. Friends may visit with the family immediately following the service at the church. Burial will be at a later date at Riverview Cemetery, Seymour, Indiana.
Fritz was a 1945 graduate from Shields High School in Seymour and was a member of Jackson Masonic Lodge #146 in Seymour. He was also a U.S. Navy veteran and was employed with Arvin Industries for 39 years prior to retiring.
Memorials may be made to the Fairlawn Presbyterian Church through the funeral home.
Survivors include his wife, Phyllis of Columbus, Indiana; a son, Steven (Kathy) Roemmel of Belleville, Illinois; and daughters, Sharon Roemmel and her spouse, Theresa Cornwell, of Salem, Oregon and Janet Roemmel and her spouse, Roy Adams, of Reston, Virginia.
Fritz was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Opal Roemmel.
Services were entrusted to the Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home.
You are invited to light a virtual candle and send a message to the family via the internet.