Wendelin B. "Tex" Fix
Wendelin B. “Tex” Fix of Glenwood Springs, died Saturday, Feb. 21, 2004, at Valley View Hospital. He was 72.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, at the Farnum Holt Funeral Chapel, 405 W. 7th St. in Glenwood Springs, with the Rev. Merle Means officiating.
Burial will follow in the veterans section of Rosebud Cemetery in Glenwood Springs.
Mr. Fix was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Mott, N.D., to Beata Fried and Linus Fix.
He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and was promoted to corporal.
He married Donna Mae Mays in Feb. 26, 1962.
Mr. Fix worked as a carpenter in the construction industry, and was nearly a lifelong resident of the valley. He worked for the city of Glenwood Springs public works department on the special operations team from April 1, 1975, to Sept. 30, 1990.
He was a member of the American Legion, Elks Lodge and Eagles Aerie. He was an avid fisherman and loved to read Westerns.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Donna Mae Fix.
Mr. Fix is survived by a son, Wendelin G. Fix of Glenwood Springs; by daughters Cynthia M. Fix of Glenwood Springs and Catherine B. Christiansen of Clinton, Utah; by brothers Jacob Fix, John Robert Fix, and Linus Fix Jr.; by sisters Monica Olson and Catherine Kouba; and by grandchildren Darrin Fix and Alisha, Tiffany, Michael, and Paul Christiansen.
Farnum-Holt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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