Roger D. Fritz

roger fritz

February 18, 1942 ~ September 22, 2022

Born in: Fargo, North Dakota
Resided in: Fargo, North Dakota

Roger’s Funeral Service will be live streamed below:

Roger Fritz, 80, Fargo passed away peacefully Thursday, September 22, 2022 at Sanford Health, Fargo surrounded by his family.

Roger was born February 18, 1942 in Fargo, ND to Raymond and Violet (Utke) Fritz. He attended school in Enderlin, ND before graduating from Fargo Central High in 1961. He attended Wahpeton School of Science for Auto Mechanics. He started working early with his dad for Fritz Truck Line before continuing his 32-year career with SuperValu where he worked from 1971 until his retirement in 2003.

He married Coralie Fjeld on February 1, 1969. To this union, 2 boys were born, Ross and Jim. She passed away in 1980. He later married Bonnie Sauvageau on April 17, 1982 at St. Benedict’s Catholic Church, Wild Rice, ND and they made their home in Fargo. To this union, 2 sons were born, Bryan and Brent.

He had a passion for going hunting and fishing and enjoyed spending time at his lake on West Silent. He loved to attend car shows and driving his old truck that he got to work on with his son Jim. He loved to tell stories of his trucking years along with many others.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Bonnie, Fargo, ND; children, Pastor Ross (Michelle) Fritz, Breckenridge, MN, Jim (Zara) Fritz, Brownstown, MI, Bryan (Dr. Agnes Liem) Fritz, Fargo, ND, Brent (Janae) Fritz, Fargo, ND; 6 grandchildren, Rocco and Pacer Fritz, Josh Fritz, Winston Fritz, Madelyn and Tessa Fritz; brothers, Lyle (Rosalie) Fritz, Fargo, ND, Glen (Karen) Fritz, Ottertail, MN and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and first wife Coralie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the North Dakota Game and Fish Department, ATTN: Plots.

Visitation will be from 6-7 p.m., with a prayer service at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 27, at Boulger Funeral Home in Fargo. A funeral will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Fargo. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Fargo.

Roger’s Video Tribute can be viewed below:


Prayer Service - Tuesday: September 27, 2022 7:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Visitation - Tuesday: September 27, 2022 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Boulger Funeral Home and Celebration of Life Center
123 10th Street
Fargo, North Dakota 58103


Funeral Service - Wednesday: September 28, 2022 11:00 am

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
613 16th St S
Fargo, ND


Riverside Cemetery - Fargo
2102 5th St S
Fargo, North Dakota 58103

(701) 235-2671

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  1. Our sincere condolences to Bonnie and family at the passing of Roger. God will keep Roger in your heart forever and that is so comforting.

  2. Our sincere condolences to Bonnie and family. God will keep Roger in your hearts forever and that is most comforting.

  3. Very sorry to hear of your loss. My condolences to Bonnie and family. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Bonnie and Family I am so sorry for your great loss! I have other commitments so I cannot make the funeral. Blessings and comfort to you in this time of great grief

  5. I truly posted the comment incorrectly, It should read , sending Sympathy to the loss of Pastor Fritz ,Michele and family, My condolences, omit the first note ,thanks

  6. Always enjoyed visiting with Roger when he would come back to his hometown, Enderlin. Saw him last at our 60th class reunion a year ago June, 2021. He will be missed.

  7. Bonnie and family, so very sorry for your loss. I met Roger through my husband at the Bowler during happy hour many years ago. He truly was a very caring nice man , he always talked about his sons with me often and what a great chef one of them was.

  8. Bonnie, I am so sorry to hear about Roger’s passing. Unfortunately, I know what it’s like to lose your husband. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Memory Eternal.

    Nancy Bursac and Family

  9. Pastor Ross is my Pastor. On behalf of myself and my family, we would like to send our condolences and prayers.

  10. Bonnie, just found out yesterday, Feb. 3rd, that Roger had passed. Never met Roger but he had to be a great husband. My heart aches for your loss but with time you’ll have a smile on your lips before a tear in your eye. My deepest condolences Bonnie to you and your family.

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