James (Jim) Eric Fritz (61) of Westfield, Indiana passed away September 3, 2021 at St. Vincent's Hospital of Indianapolis, Indiana. He was born May 8, 1960 in Valparaiso, Indiana. He was the son of Otto and Muriel Fritz of LaCrosse, Indiana. Jim graduated from LaCrosse High School in 1978. He attended Purdue University and graduated from IUPUI of Indianapolis. He was employed at the Westfield, Indiana Kroger store.
Jim had a strong interest in history including working at Conner Prairie and involvement in a reenactment group. Through the years, he enjoyed rock climbing, skiing, and running marathons including participation in the Chicago marathon.
He is survived by his parents, children Audrey Fritz of Dillon, Colorado and Dylen Fritz of Milroy, Indiana, brother John Otto Fritz (Jana) of Wamego, Kansas, sister Beth Ann Lamar (William) of Kouts, Indiana, and niece Amanda Jo Lamar of Noblesville, Indiana.
A graveside memorial service will be held at a later date to be determined.