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Frederick "Fritz" O. Beck

March 6, 1935 — February 18, 2024

Sheboygan

Frederick “Fritz” O. Beck, 88, of Sheboygan, passed away peacefully with dignity at his home with his family by his side on Sunday, February 18, 2024.  Fritz was born March 6, 1935 in Elkhart Lake to the late Otto and Viola (Dexheimer) Beck.  Fritz graduated from Kiel High School with the Class of 1953.  He went on to attend Lakeland University to study music before proudly serving in the US Air Force as a radio operator from 1955 until 1958.

Fritz worked as an AODA Counselor for Sheboygan County.   On November 6, 1982 he was united in marriage to Kaye Lloyd.  Together they celebrated 42 years of marriage.

Fritz was a professional piano and organ player, also a member of the JABOA Band in earlier years.  He was an avid reader and Packer fan; he also enjoyed the outdoors gardening and tent camping. Fritz loved to travel and spent the winter months in Gulfport, MS. After retiring he took up golfing.  Spending time with his grandchildren creating cherished memories was a favorite pastime of his.  Fritz also was an animal lover having both horses and dogs over the years.

Fritz is survived by his wife Kaye, children Shelly (Larry) Weidig, and Terry (Kim) Beeck, grandchildren Hope (Freddie) Avina, Kaytlyn Weidig and Jacob Weidig, great-grandchildren Greyson and Henri Avina, brother-in-law Patrick Lloyd and his furry companion Maggie.  He is further survived by two children from his previous marriage Patrik and Annie.  Fritz was preceded in death by his parents, in-laws Lowell and Florence Lloyd and brother-in-law Michael Lloyd.

A funeral service will take place on Thursday, February 22, 2024 at 1:00 PM at Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center, 1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, with Pastor Chris McKnight officiating.  A Private entombment with Military Honors will take place at Sunrise Memorial Gardens.   Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Thursday, February 22, 2024 from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the FUNERAL HOME.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to either Sharon S. Richardson Hospice or the Rightway Club in Fritz’s name.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Nick Gustafson and Amy the nurse navigator at Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinic and to Brea and Chris of Sharon S. Richardson Hospice.

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Visitation

Thursday, February 22, 2024

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center

1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081

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Funeral Service

Thursday, February 22, 2024

1:00 - 2:00 pm (Central time)

Ballhorn Chapels Funeral & Cremation Care Center

1201 N. 8th St., Sheboygan, WI 53081

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