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Obituary for Fritz Zentgraf

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Fritz Zentgraf

June 12, 1924 - December 14, 2014

Fritz Rheinhold Liebreich Zentgraf, 90 yrs old, passed away December 14, 2014. He was born June 12, 1924 to Walter Zentgraf and Hedwig Kleeman in Gehren, Germany. He married Christa Geyer March 3, 1951 in Kassel, Germany.

We thank the Lord for out father. He always tried to teach us right from wrong and the value of working hard, by example and deed. He had a love of music, self-taught he played the Accordian, piano and organ. As the first person ever to attend college in the family, he earned a degree in Electrical Engineering. He escaped Russian occupied E. Germany after WWll. He and his young wife Christa emigrated from W. Germany to Toronto, Canada where their children were born. Wishing for even a better life for his family they immigrated to California in the USA.  We thank our Heavenly Father for giving him to us for 90 years, and now allowing him to be reunited with Christa his wife of 63 years. Their love will last through the eternities.

Fritz is survived by his two sons Walter, Ralph and his six grandchildren.

His remains will be interred in Gehren, Germany where he was born.

Arrangments under the direction of Leavitt’s Mortuary.


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Born: June 12, 1924
Died: December 14, 2014

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