Life Story for
Frederick "Fritz" Korn
Mr. Frederick Joseph "Fritz" Korn, age 83, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away at 6:02 a.m., Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at his residence. He was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana on April 28, 1935, the youngest of three children born to the late, Frederick Wilhelm and Anna Marie (Singer) Korn. Fritz was a 1953 graduate of the Lawrenceburg High School in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Fritz loved sports and excelled as an athlete in baseball, basketball and football at Lawrenceburg High School. Fritz was united in marriage on January 19, 1957, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, to Sandra Jean Runyon and they shared 26 years of marriage together. Fritz was later united in marriage on March 21, 1985, in Cincinnati, Ohio, to Judith Naegele Brigel. Fritz and Judith shared nearly 32 years of marriage together until she passed away on December 20, 2017. He was employed for 36 years as a pipe fitter/welder for the Proctor and Gamble Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fritz’s mother was Hungarian and his father was German. They immigrated from Havana, Cuba and settled in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He was an avid reader and enjoyed working the daily crossword puzzles. Fritz was known for his unwavering work ethic. He spent and enjoyed his retirement hunting, fishing, and working on numerous projects on his farm. He and his wife Judy were members of the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church and attended services there regularly. The last years of his life were spent in his home devotedly caring for his wife, Judy.
Fritz is survived by his sons, Mark Eric Korn and his wife: Julie, Mike Erron Korn and his wife: Bridget, Mitchell Ellis Korn, Martin Eugene Korn and his wife: Jacqueline, Matthew Erroll Korn and C. Thomas Naegele; his daughter, Monica Ellen Dimuzio and her husband: Mark; his grandchildren, Michelle Sullivan, Jenna Korn, Kennedy Scott (Jody), Jordan Hurley, Kaden Korn, Gabi Naegele and Lillian Korn.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frederick Wilhelm and Anna Marie (Singer) Korn; his wife, Judith Naegele (Brigel) Korn, died December 20, 2017; his brother, Karl Korn and his sister, Ann Doles.
Memorial services will be conducted Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., by Father Christopher Craig, at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, 513 North Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
Friends may call 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Saturday, June 9, 2018, at the Most Sorrowful Mother of God Catholic Church, 513 North Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043.
The family request memorial donations to charity of the donor's choice. Cards are available at the funeral home and church. www.haskellandmorrison.com