Zachariah Fritel

June 18, 1986-Feb. 14, 2018

Zachariah “Zach” L. Fri-

tel, age 31, of Stanley, ND,

died unexpectedly on

Wednesday, February 14,


Zach Lee Fritel was

born on June 18, 1986, in

Minot, ND, the son of Lar-

ry Lee and Karen Angela

(Wilhelmi) Fritel. He grew

up and graduated from

Stanley High School in

2005. Zach, along with his

brother, Sam, founded

Fritel Construction in

2011. Zach, Samantha,

and Sam continued to run

Fritel Construction till

present time. The boys

purchased Martin’s Weld-

ing in 2013 and continued

to run this company as

Stanley Welding. Zach

was also an employee of

Midstate Telephone com-

pany from 2000 to present


Zach enjoyed hunting,

pontooning, and watching

tv with his family. He

loved all the spontaneous

family vacations. Most of

all, Zach was a proud fa-

ther of two of the greatest

gifts, his children.

Zach is survived by his

significant other and high

school sweetheart, Sa-

mantha Peterson; chil-

dren, Brayden James Fri-

tel and Kimber Leann Fri-

tel; parents, Larry and

Karen Fritel; brother,

Samuel James Fritel;

grandparents, Conrad Fri-

tel, Bev and James Wilhel-mi.

Zach was preceded in

death by his grandma,

Carol Fritel, and godfa-

ther, Bradley Ray Juma.

Zach’s Funeral Mass

will be held at the Queen

of the Most Holy Rosary

Catholic Church on Tues-

day, February 20, 2018, at

2:00 p.m. Visitation will

be held at Springan-

Stevenson Funeral Home

on Monday from 10:00

a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Inter-

ment will be held at Fair-

view Cemetery in Stanley,


The family would like

to invite everyone to Larry

and Karen’s house for a

supper on Monday start-

ing at 6:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers,

memorials are preferred

to Brayden’s and Kimber’s

education fund.

Arrangements are by

Springan-Stevenson Fun-

eral Home of Stanley, ND.

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