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Francis "Fritz" Nicklas

By T.J. Woodward
Nov 18, 2012, 12:56pm

Francis “Fritz” Nicklas, 66 of Perry died November 17, 2012 in Dansville. He was born in Buffalo on December 20, 1945 to the late Francis (Doris Hitzel) Nicklas. Fritz was a United States Marine, member of the VFW, Vets Club and Sportsman’s Club in Perry. He was a retired from American Rock Salt. Fritz was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. He is preceded in death by his wife Shirley M. Nicklas.

He is survived by brother Donald (Dawn) Nicklas of Perry; sisters Carol (Joe) Moorhouse of FL; Janice Brown of West Seneca; companion Terry Schoenemann of Perry along with nieces and nephews Joanne, Joey, Michael, Patty, Tom, Danny, Karen.

Family and friends may call from 2-4 & 7-9 PM on Friday November 23rd at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, 98 North Main Street, Perry. Services will be held 11:00 AM on Saturday November 24, 2012 at the Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Perry.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society at For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Perry, New York 14530.

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