Lawrence F. Fitzner
Published: Saturday, October 27th, 2007
Services: At 10 a.m. Monday funeral services will be at the United Methodist Church in Logan. Lawrence F. Fitzner, 93, died at the Muleshoe Area Medical Center at Muleshoe, Texas, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, following an extended illness. Mr. Fitzner was born Nov. 16, 1913 in Logan to Frederick and Clary Ray Fitzner who homesteaded in Logan 1907. He attended and graduated from the Logan school system in 1931. Following graduation, he attended the Panhandle State Collge. He was a member of the Logan Methodist Church for more than 80 years. He had been a rancher in the Logan area and worked for the New Mexico State Department of Transportation. He married his wife, Winnie Mae Whitehead, Feb 27, 1942 in Tucumcari. He loved the outdoors especially the mountains, his family said. Surviving Mr. Fitzner are his wife, Winnie Fitzner of Logan, three daughters, Rita (Lewis) Rogers of Sierra Blanca, Texas, Linda (Jay) Cammack of Nara Visa, and Janet (Bill) Gallegos of Belen, and a son, Lawrence Fred (Diana) Fitzner, Jr. Also surviving are eight Grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two brothers Julius Fitzner of Tucumcari and Verdian (Sug) Fitzner of Grand Junction, Colo., one sister, Charlotte Fitzner of Logan, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, by four brothers: Ray, Herman, Clarence and James, by one sister Thelma Dugger, by one granddaughter, Jeanne Cammack, and one great-grandson Drew Ciemny. Burial will be in the family plot of the Logan Cemetery at Logan. Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home of Tucumcari.
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