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Freddy Howard McGinnis

June 5, 1947 ~ November 17, 2023 (age 76) 76 Years Old




Beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother, Fred (Fritz) McGinnis born June 5th 1947 passed away on November 17 2023 at the age of 76. He is survived by his wife Patty, two daughters Sandee and Brenda, two grandchildren Jacob and Sam, sister Jenene, brother George and many more nieces, nephews and cousins.

Fritz was born in Spokane Wa and attended Shadle Park Hight School. He received a wrestling scholarship to WSU and wrestled there for 2 years before entering pharmacy school. He graduated from WSU college of pharmacy in 1971.

Fritz and Patty were high school sweet hearts and married on June 15th 1968. They moved to Cheney Wa with their two daughters in 1976 after purchasing The Cheney Owl Pharmacy. Fritz had a passion for independent businesses and small communities. He spent the next 45 years as an active community member and small business owner. During that time he expanded his businesses to Medical Lake, Fairfield and Spokane.

Fritz will always be remembered for his unwavering generosity and kind spirit. He loved his family to the fullest. His favorite place in the world was his cabin on the Pend Oreille River. This cabin was a cherished place for friends and family to gather throughout his life. Drinking coffee on the deck at the river looking at the mountains was his place of peace. He will be missed beyond words by all who knew him.



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