Frederick “Fritz” Cunningham, age 79, of Reedsburg, WI, passed away on Thursday, November 4, 2021. He was born on November 25, 1941 in Madison, WI, the son of Loren and Marcelle (Loy) Cunningham. On October 7, 1961 he was united in marriage to Sandra Small at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Loganville. This marriage was blessed with three children. Fritz proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy for 22 years, retiring as Senior Chief. He was a member of the Reedsburg VFW Post #1916, and of St. John Ev. Lutheran Church, Reedsburg.
He ran the busing and janitorial services for the Reedsburg School District for eight years. He ran the Star Cinema in Reedsburg, and then moved to the theatre in the Dells. Fritz also served as a cashier at Noah’s Ark in Wisconsin Dells.
Fritz was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife, Sandra of Reedsburg; sons Brett (Linda) Cunningham of Reedsburg, Jason (Erica) Cunningham of Hutchinson, KS, and Jon Cunningham of Reedsburg; grandchildren: Zachary, Ashley, Dylan, Tyler, Ethan, Aidan and Ryleigh; sisters Cheryl (Senior Fox), and Sheryle (Thomas) Walker; brothers Loran (Sharon) Cunningham, Louis (Beverly) Cunningham, and David Whelan; foster brother Tom (Ann) Seamonson; along with other relatives and friends.
Funeral services for Fritz will be conducted at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, November 12, 2021 at St. John Ev. Lutheran Church in Reedsburg with Pastor Beth Voigt officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Baraboo. Visitation will be on Thursday, November 11, 2021 from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. at the Farber Funeral Home, Reedsburg and on Friday from 10:00 A.M. until the time of the service at the church.
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