Robert Urlacher

Robert F. "Fred" Urlacher

Wednesday, April 14th, 1926 - Saturday, December 29th, 2018
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Robert “Fred” Urlacher, born April 14, 1926 passed away peacefully on December 29, 2018. Fred was pre-deceased by Sally, his loving wife of nearly 60 years, sons Mark and Paul, brother Charles and sister Virginia Wania. He is survived by his daughters Susan (Richard) DeFrank, Beth (Jeff) Fischer, Mary (Matthew) Kellman, daughter in law Becky and son Greg (Margaret), 19 loving grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren; many loving nieces and nephews. Fred served our country in WWII with the US Marines Corps and was a lifelong member of the RG&E Armed Forces Club. Fred proudly worked at the Rochester Gas and Electric for 40 years. He was a founding member of Christ the King Parish and served on many committee’s in support of his church. He was a longtime member of the downtown YMCA. No matter where Fred went, he made an impact with his matter of fact, honest, and caring manner. He was a loyal friend to many. The family would especially like to thank the staff at the Maplewood Nursing Home for the outstanding care they gave to Fred the past 9 years.

Friends are welcome Friday 4-7PM at the Dreier-Giltner Funeral Home, 1717 Portland Ave. Fred's Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday at 9:30AM at St. Kateri at Christ the King Church, 445 Kings Highway South in Irondequoit. In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Fred’s name to the School of the Holy Childhood.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Friday, January 4th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Friday, January 4th, 2019 4:00pm - 7:00pm
    Dreier-Giltner Funeral Home
    1717 Portland Ave.
    ROCHESTER, NY 14617
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 | 9:30am
    Saturday, January 5th, 2019 9:30am
    Christ the King Church
    445 Kings Highway South
    Rochester, NY 14617
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  • Interment

    Holy Sepulchre Cemetery


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Lee Loomis

Posted at 03:41pm
Dear Urlacher Family,

On behalf of the RG&E Armed Forces Club, please accept our deepest condolences, and the thanks of a grateful nation, for Fred's service to his country.

He was a fine man, a hard worker, a mentor to many, and a good friend to all who knew him.


Lee M. Loomis, Chaplain

Shawn Giltner

Posted at 03:28pm
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Constellation Brands

Posted at 08:40am
Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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