Bruce Fritz, 76, of Clarkston

Bruce Fritz, 76, of Clarkston

Bruce E. Fritz of Clarkston, formerly of Lake Orion, passed away suddenly on Jan. 5, 2023. He was 76 years oldBruce is the beloved husband of Pamela for 15 years; loving father of Kyle (Hiede) Fritz, Katherine (Clyde) Grassley, Katherine (Mike) Spina, Melissa Delmotte and Meghan (Barry) Puzio; and cherished Opa of Noah, Tristan, Alex, Ashley, Kaden, Darwin, Madison, Oliver and Kylie.
Bruce is also the brother of Claire (the late Bill) Fritz, Lena (the late Richard) Fritz and Beverly (the late Mike) Fritz; the son of the late Lyle and Dorothy Fritz; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews.
Bruce was born and raised in Lake Orion before heading out to California to join the Marines where he served in the 1st Recon Division.
Once back in Lake Orion, Bruce would become a staple of the community that he loved. He was a former President of the “world famous” Men’s Softball League and he served two consecutive terms as the Commodore of the Lake Orion Boat Club.
When his kids were younger, Bruce coached multiple teams and would later help his son Kyle coach his grandkids’ teams. He also drove a school bus for Lake Orion Schools after he retired, and was a member of the Clarkston Community Church for many years.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, 2023 at the Clarkston Community Church, 6300 Clarkston Rd. The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m. Thursday and 4-7 p.m. Friday at Sparks-Griffin Funeral Home in Lake Orion.
Burial with military honors will take place after the service on Saturday at Eastlawn Cemetery in Lake Orion.
Memorial contributions may be made to The Fallen and Wounded Soldiers Fund –
Reflections may be made to

One response to “Bruce Fritz, 76, of Clarkston”

  1. Really sorry to learn of the death of Bruce. Knew him for many years and was a team member on a couple of his Orion Softball teams.RIP Fritzy

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