John “Fritz” Reardon
John “Fritz” Reardon, 92.
John “Fritz” Reardon died early Tuesday at his home in Deer Lodge.
Fritz was born May 1, 1924 to Daniel and Kathrine Reardon in Shelbina, Mo. He received his education there. He served in the Navy during WWII in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. Upon his discharge he moved to Montana and worked at various ranches in Powell County. He worked at Montana State Prison for a time before becoming a custodian at Powell County Hospital until his retirement. Fritz also enjoyed bartending at the Shack and Cotton Club in Deer Lodge.
Survivors: significant other Helen Roberts, sons Pat Duncan, Mike Reardon, Kevin Reardon, daughter Keri Ann Reardon and sister Ernie Micham.
Graveside services with military honors were 11 a.m. Tuesday (11/29) at the Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorials: donors choice.