Jun 222011

Frank Richard Garlitz, 83, of Overgaard passed away on Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low. Private services are planned.

Frank was born May 29, 1928, in Akron, Ohio, to the late Earl and Edith (Hay) Garlitz.

A veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he served for 20 years and 23 days before retiring as a tech sergeant administrator. Frank loved his service and his country, and loved to talk about his time in the military.

Frank loved to fly and was known to spend more time in the air than on the ground. An avid golfer, he will be missed by all.

Survivors include a son, Richard (Lisa) Garlitz of Michigan; and a grandson, Richard Garlitz Jr. of Michigan.

Owens Livingston Mortuary of Show Low was in charge of the arrangements.