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Richard W Friedrich, 92, of Leo, passed away on January 29, 2019, at The Cedars of Leo. Born on November 25, 1926, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, he was a son of the late Walter and Alice Friedrich. He was a charter member of St Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Fort Wayne. He worked as a draftsman at Magnavox and at the St. Anne Home. He enjoyed gardening, photography, and historical research of the local area during the Revolutionary War era. He will be remembered as a proud patriot and US Navy veteran who served 2 years in the South Pacific during WWII on the naval assault landing ship LSM 467. "Anchors Aweigh, my boys, Anchors Aweigh".
He is survived by his sons, Mark A. (Susan) Friedrich of Loxahatchee, Fla., Richard (Mary) Friedrich of Ottawa, Ill., Ken Friedrich of Loxahatchee, Fla. and Thomas C. (Carey) Friedrich of Matthews, N.C.; daughter, Susan Friedrich (Dave Winn) of Leo, Ind.; grandchildren, Colin (Audrey) Friedrich of Loxahatchee, Fla., Alex Friedrich of Charlotte, N.C., Bridget (Justin) Markley of Jacksonville Fla., Matthew Friedrich of Charlotte, N.C., Caitlin Friedrich of Charlotte, N.C., Michael Boylen of Fort Wayne, IN., and Allison Friedrich of Loxahatchee, Fla.; and great-granddaughters, Eloise and Merriweather Markley of Jacksonville Fla. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Clara A Friedrich, in 2015 whom he married in 1950 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Fort Wayne.
Mass of Christian Burial is 10:30am, Monday, February 4, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, 4916 Trier Road, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 1 to 3pm, Sunday, February 3, at DO McComb and Sons Pine Valley Funeral Home, 1320 East Dupont Road, Fort Wayne. Entombment in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Visiting Nurse of Fort Wayne, or St Charles Borromeo Catholic School Tuition Assistance. To sign the online guestbook, visit