Fred “Fritz” Dickhaus, age 91, of Kingston

Fred “Fritz” Dickhaus, age 91, of Kingston, passed away Monday, October 25, 2021, at Jamestowne Assisted Living.  He was born July 8, 1930, in Covington, Kentucky.  Fritz enjoyed camping, shooting guns, and had a love for dogs, cats, and horses but his family always came first in his life.  He was a United States Navy veteran in the Fighter Squadron – Unit No. 102, serving his country proudly during WWII and the Korean Conflict, where he received the National Defense Service medal.  Preceded in death by his great-grandson, Lincoln Aloisi; parents, Frederick & Lorrain Dickhaus; along with three siblings.


Loving wife of 66 years                 Beatrice Dickhaus of Kingston

Children                                              Elaine Najmola & husband, Ed of Ten Mile

                                                                Fred Dickhaus & wife, Sandra of Cold Spring, KY

                                                                Stefanie Smith & husband, Dale of Lancing

A host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren

Sister-in-law                                      Sister Mary Elaine Krebs of Park Hills, KY

Brother-in-law                                  Stephen Krebs of Ft. Thomas, KY

Funeral Mass will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, October 30, 2021, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Harriman with Father Michael Sweeney presiding.  Military Honors will be held at 1:00 pm, prior to the mass at the rear of the church by the Roane County Honor Guard.   In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Tunnel to Towers Foundation, (, 2361 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, NY 10306.  Online register book can be signed at  Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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