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“I was so sorry to hear of Fred's passing. He was such a good friend to us here at Advocate South Suburban Hospital's Cardiac Rehabilitation...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Diane Meader Schenk - Hazel Crest, IL

“For the family we will miss Fritz So sorry for your Loss Prayers are sent For Healing asYou grieve. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Russell Karen Heather VanDommelen - IL

“Dear Irene and girls. So sad about hearing of the passing of Fritz: a fine Christian man, a great baseball player and mentor of mine. I extend my...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“May the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of deep sorrow. John 6:39, 40. My deepest condolences. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: c d - tinley park, IL

“Dear Aunt Irene and all of my Nietfeldt cousins,Uncle Fritz will be greatly missed by all of us. He loved God, his family and the Cubs. I enjoyed...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie and Mark Dempsky - Plano, TX

“To Irene and family, so sorry to hear about Fritz' passing. My prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time of saying goodbye on this...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Mary Beth Woehrle - Marietta, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Nietfeldt family. May you all find comfort in knowing that he is now at peace in his final resting place...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Nancy Harrigan - Richton Park, IL


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Frederick "Fritz" Nietfeldt age 90 of Tinley Park, passed away on Sept. 19, 2017. Beloved husband of Irene (nee Berlin) Nietfeldt. Dear father of Janet (John) Boehm of Homewood, JoAnn (Mark) Hess of Bourbonnais, Jerri (William) Schell of Spencerville, MD, Jacqueline (Karl) Newman of Champaign, IL and the late James (Stacy) Nietfeldt of Tinley Park. Grandfather of Katelyn (Phillip) Krabbe, Krista, Karyn, Kimberley Boehm, Daniel, Jill, Claire Hess, Bradley (Jennifer), Kurtis (Michelle), Eric (Casey) and Lisa Schell, Tayler (Andrew) Cross, Evan Nietfeldt, Andrew (Sarah), and Emma & Hannah Newman. Greatgrandfather of Lucy, JJ, Jimmy and Kendall. Brother of Late Herbert (late Mildred) Nietfeldt, late Oscar (late Lorraine) Nietfeldt. Fritz was a 1945 graduate of Thornton H.S., served in U.S. Army in Korea and Japan. Serving 29 years in postal service at the Homewood post office and retiring as Postmaster from the Steger post office. Visitation will be held on Friday, Sept. 22nd from 2:00pm-9:00pm at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL Funeral Saturday, at St. John's Lutheran Church 4247 W. 183rd St., Country Club Hills, visitation from 10:00am until time of service at 11:00am. Interment to follow at St. John's Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to Steeple Fund, % St. John's Church. Arrangements entrusted to Heartland Memorial Center. For information, www.kurtzmemorialchapel.com or 815-806-2225.