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Robert Fratz Jr.

Robert Templeton Fratz Jr., 81, died Oct. 7, 2018, at the Sidney Health Center in Sidney.
He was born April 19, 1937, to Robert Fratz Sr. and Julia Fratz (Anderson) in Rockville, Long Island, N.Y.

Robert “Bob” attended Hempstead High School, Long Island, N.Y. He joined the Navy in 1954. During his service, he trained as an electrician. In 1962, he was honorably discharged.
Robert joined the IBEW (International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers) and worked several projects across the United States. Most recently in Billings, Mont., the substation in Culbertson and at Holly Sugar in Sidney, Mont., where he retired May 1, 1999.
After his retirement, he moved to Culbertson, Mont. He met “Cookie” Shirley Lucy and they became lifelong friends and companions.
Bob enjoyed hunting, shooting targets and searching for rattlesnakes and spending time with family and friends, who will truly miss him.
Bob’s final wishes were to be cremated and join Cookie at her final resting place.