William John Fritsche III

February 13, 1948 ~ June 3, 2019

William John Fritsche III passed away peacefully in his home in Paonia on June 3, 2019.

            Services for William will be held at a later date.

            William John Fritsche III was born on February 13, 1948 to Frances Marguerite (Lamos) and William John Fritsche Jr. in Lima, Ohio. His spent his childhood in Lima and graduated from Lima High School in 1966. William graduated from Marietta College in 1970, in 1976 he graduated from John Marshal Law School. And passed the bar exam in 1978 for the state of Colorado.

            He worked as an attorney for many years and earned his masters degree. In addition to work, William loved gardening, and being outdoors working in his yard and landscaping. He enjoyed watching sports and listening to good music. William was a family man and loved to spend time making memories with his family.

            William is survived by his partner, Barbara Deutsch; his daughter, Lisa (Scott) Minton; his sister Sue (Ron) Balazs; his niece Beth and nephew Brett, as well as four grandchildren.

            He is preceded in death by his parents.

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

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