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Cedric R. Fitch Sr.
Cedric Fitch
Cedric R. Fitch Sr., 1938-2014 - photo by Contributed/Picha Funeral Home

Cedric R. Fitch Sr., age 76 years, of rural Hillsboro, WI, passed away on Saturday, May 17, 2014 at his home with his family.

He was born on March 28, 1938 to Max and Berneice (Brey) Fitch at Hillsboro.  He graduated from the Hillsboro High School.  After graduation, he went to work in Milwaukee, later moving back to Hillsboro to farm.

Cedric was united in marriage to Myrtle Allen on Dec. 31, 1966 in Ohio.  He worked at Badger Ordinance and Hillsboro Cement.  The last 20 years he was a truck driver until he retired three years ago.

He enjoyed taking long drives with his wife, going out to eat, visiting with friends and family and playing with the grandchildren.

Survivors include his loving wife, Myrtle; children, Cedric Jr. (Debbie) of Reedsburg, Dennis of Sauk City, Cheryl (George) Bruce of Hillsboro and Brian of Hillsboro; six grandchildren, Samantha, Micaela, Jacob, Cody, Cedric Allen – “his buddy,” Tony and Sarah; three great grandchildren, Maycee, Junior and Matthew; and two brothers, Budde (Pat) of Hillpoint and Peter (Cindy) of Elroy.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, an infant, Paul and Kevin and a sister, Sharon Seekamp.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 11 a.m. at the Hillsboro Wesleyan Church in Hillsboro, with Rev. Roger Miller officiating.  Burial was in the Mount Tabor Cemetery.  Friends called at the Picha Funeral Home in Hillsboro on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. and at the Church on Tuesday from 10 to 11 a.m.  For online information go to