Lawrence William Fritzlan

Lawrance William Fritzlan

August 30, 1946 ~ March 25, 2021

Lawrance William Fritzlan passed away Thursday, March 25, 2021, at his residence in Delta, Colorado. He was 74 years old.

Viewing will be held at Taylor Funeral Service in Delta on Tuesday, March 30, 2021, at 1 pm. A celebration of  life service will be held at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel on Tuesday, March 30, 2021 at 2 pm. On Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Lawrance’s family and motorcycle escort will be departing Taylor Funeral Service for interment in the Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Grand Junction at 8:45 am, arriving at the VA cemetery for interment there at 10 am.

Lawrance was born August 30, 1946, to Lucille E. (Worth) and William W. Fritzlan in Nebrask,a and moved to the Delta area when he was about two years old. He graduated from Hotchkiss High School and attended classes at Mesa State College.

Lawrance was drafted into the Army in 1965, and proudly served our country through 1972, obtaining the rank of Private First Class.

On July 23, 1970, Lawrance married the love of his life, Sonia Rae (Shelden) Fritzlan. He spent many years working the logging industry, coal mining and 25 years as a fencing contractor with L & S Mountain Fence. He really enjoyed his Harley Davidson and getting to go ride. In his free time he worked in his garden.  His true enjoyment came from spending time with his family. He was a member of the First Church of God.

Lawrance is survived by his loving wife, Sonia Rae Fritzlan; three sons: William (Colleen), Dan (Robin) and Andrew (Miriam); daughter Michelle Ashurst (Jesse Kearns); three brothers: Walter, Royal and Samuel; sister Stella Campbell; 15 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Lawrance was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Wren and sister Rosa.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Hope West Hospice, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO  81416.  

Arrangements are under the care and direction of Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.

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