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Obituaries

Obituaries

William D. Fretz 1947 - 2009 Lawrence

Inurnment will be at a later date for W. David Fretz, M.D., 62, Eudora.
Dr. Fretz died Sunday, Dec. 13, 2009, at Medicalodges Eudora.
He was born Jan. 23, 1947, in El Dorado, the son of Isaac K. and Beatrice Keene Fretz.
He graduated from Fort Hays State University in 1969. He received his doctor of medicine degree from the Kansas University School of Medicine.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during the Vietnam War.
He was an avid fan of the Kansas Jayhawks.
He married Deborah “Debbie” Gregory on Jan. 10, 2004. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include three sons, Willie Pless and wife Rhonda of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, David, Lawrence, and Isaac and wife Fran, Norman, Okla.; a daughter, Tracey Elder and husband Shannon, Neosho, Mo.; a brother, Fred, Oklahoma City; and seven grandchildren, Shamelle, Mariette, Siarra, Arce, Maria, Ashley and Carter.
The family suggests memorials to the W. David Fretz Memorial Fund, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Fretz.