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John "Fritz" Marsh Jr.

June 9, 1959 - January 13, 2023
Traverse City, MI


Life Story / Obituary


John “Fritz” Marsh Jr., 63, of Traverse City died Friday, January 13, 2023. He was born June 9, 1959, in Traverse City, the son of the late John and Wilhemina (Sbonek) Marsh.

Fritz was born and raised in Traverse City. He graduated from TC Senior High School in 1978. Fritz worked as a concrete truck driver for Team Elmer’s as well as working for BATA.

Fritz loved spending time with his children and grandchildren as well as just being around people. He especially loved his Golf Cart group who were family to him. Fritz enjoyed deer hunting and just being outdoors. He was a jack of all trades, master of some. A man who was very smart and had an array of talents. Fritz could do anything he put his mind to.

Fritz is survived by his children, Jennifer Marsh and Nicole (Harold) Wazny; his grandchildren, Dillon, Lily, Trenton, Parker, and Ellie; his siblings, Connie (Hoppy) Elliot, Charlie Marsh, Jeannine (John) Manville, and Brenda Edmonds.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Duane Marsh Sr., and Wilhemina Marsh; his significant other, Robin Carter; and the mother of his children, Elizabeth.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Cherryland Humane Society.

A brief Graveside Service will be held 11am, Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Grand Traverse Memorial Gardens. An informal Celebration of life will be held from 1-4 pm Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Hulwick Event Center in Fife Lake.

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