Frederick L. “Fritz" Bruckmann, 78, of Sherrard, passed away on Monday, November 11, 2019 at Hope Creek Care Center in East Moline.
Visitation will be from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 14, 2019, at Kirk, Huggins & Esterdahl Funeral Home, Ltd., Orion. Cremation rites will take place following the visitation. Memorials may be made to Q.C. Paws.
Fritz was born on February 16, 1941, in Lansing, Michigan, the son of Leonard and Tootie Bruckmann. Fritz was a U.S. Veteran, serving in the Air Force. He retired in 2003 from Midwest Fence Corporation, where he worked as a driver and guardrail installer. Fritz was a talented woodworker and cabinet maker. He enjoyed drinking coffee while watching M.A.S.H., visiting with his friends at the local tavern, and being outdoors fishing. When he was younger, he enjoyed riding his Harley.
Survivors include his children, Scott Bruckmann, Jill (Joe) Khan, Jane (Dean) Davis, and David Bruckmann; grandchildren, Aman, Sophie, Jon, Katie, Matt, Christin and Michael; special friend and caretaker, Mitzi Stocker; sister Lynette (Ron) Henzen.
He was preceded in death by his parents and daughter, Diana.
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