Obituary of Frederic Neil Houtenbrink
Waterloo – Frederic "Fritz" N. Houtenbrink, 84, of Waterloo, NY, died Monday (August 13, 2018) at Geneva General Hospital, Geneva, NY.
There will be no calling hours. A private graveside service will be at the convenience of the family at Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Varick, NY. The Celebration of Life will be 5 p.m. Friday (Aug. 17, 2018) at Warner VanRiper Post 435, American Legion, 7 E. Williams St., Waterloo, NY.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Beverly's Animal Shelter, 50 E. River St., Waterloo, NY, 13165 or Sampson Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1 DiPronio Dr., Waterloo, NY, 13165.
Fritz was born Feb. 8, 1934, in Freehold, NJ, the son of Ferdinand and Hilda H. Price Houtenbrink. He was a 1952 graduate of Waterloo High School. Fritz graduated from Hamilton College with a Bachelor's degree in History and Political Science. He was a US Army veteran serving his country from 1956 to 1958. Fritz returned from the service as a partner of Houtenbrink Flooring, eventually taking ownership in 1966 until 2014. He was a member of Warner VanRiper Post 435, American Legion.
He is survived by his sons, John (Brenda) Houtenbrink of Conesus, NY and Jim (Wendy) Houtenbrink of Waterloo, NY; daughter, Nancy (Paul) Iannopollo of Waterloo, NY; grandchildren, Jason, Megan, Lauren, Chelsea, and Ashley Houtenbrink; sister, Barbara (Ralph) Andreason of Tumwater, WA; many nieces and nephews; and special friend, Doris Gleason of Waterloo, NY.
Fritz was predeceased by his wife, Judith Houtenbrink in 2016.
Condolences may be sent to www.coegenungfuneralhome.com.
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