Jack C. Fries

October 24, 1928April 24, 2013

Jack C. Fries Mason, Michigan Age 84, died April 24, 2013; born October 24, 1928 in Mason, Michigan to Henry and Crystal (Peterman) Fries. Jack served in the United States Marine Corp during the Korean War. He was employed at several places, Diamond Reo, Demmer Corp., and Capitol City Tool and Die. After retiring Jack worked at two golf courses, Branson Bay and Chisholm Hills. He loved golfing and bowling but truly enjoyed hanging around the bowling alley, his home away from home. He enjoyed spending time with his family and all the special occasions. He will be missed by all who loved and knew him. He was preceded in death by his parents; 5 siblings, Vincent, Bessie, Hank, Art and Jerry. He is survived by his sister, Louise Graves; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral Services for Jack will be held on Monday, April 29, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. at the Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 621 S. Jefferson, Mason, MI with Rev. Steve Malson officiating. Interment will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran, Charlotte, MI 48813. On-line condolences may be made at


  • Funeral Service Monday, April 29, 2013
  • Visitation Monday, April 29, 2013

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Bruce Stanley

May 1, 2013

Uncle Jack, You always got out of trouble. God bless you, and help you find the Girl you lost so many years ago. I know she is waiting to greet you in heaven.

Bob Boerema

April 29, 2013

It will be a long time before Ill get over missing you. Friday nights wont be the same at the bowling ally without you. I'll have no one to talk politics with or to hear such good stories about everything. The wife and I will miss you. Thanks for everything Jack. Bob & Paula your Friday night bar stool buddies

April 28, 2013

Uncle Jack I miss you already. I am going to miss your stories and the time we have spent together these last few month's. Love you, Linda

Mary Richards-Parks

April 27, 2013

Our prayers and thoughts are with all the family in this time of your loss. May you find comfort and peace. Jack you were a pleasure to be around especially at the bowling alley. Rest in peace.

April 26, 2013

I miss you so much already. It will be tough not seeing you everyday, but I feel save now because I have got your cane. Love and miss you Mark