Kevin Blake Fricke

Mar 08, 1958 - Oct 24, 2021

Kevin Blake Fricke

March 08, 1958 - October 24, 2021


To many, Brother, Father, and Friend, Kevin Blake Fricke passed away on Sunday, October 24, 2021. Kevin was sixty-three at the time of his passing. He was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, on March 8, 1958, to William Henry and Margie (Raney) Fricke.

Many will remember Kevin in Washington and Petersburg, Indiana, for his love of grilling food and serving his prized sandwich, the breaded tenderloin. Kevin took pride in his restaurants, whether he was the manager, or the owner at the time. The last two restaurants Kevin owned, Frick and Fracks and Fricks Place, were closed some years ago. Kevin's recent employment was with Jay C (Krogers) in Petersburg, Indiana. Kevin attended the Washington H.S. Class of 1976.
A man of many interests, Kevin had a love of animals, photography, nature, and astronomy.

Kevin married the love of his life, Dena Holland, in 2004. Deena preceded Kevin in death. Kevin is survived by sons Christopher (Chris) Fricke, San Francisco, California, and Michael Fricke, Evansville, Indiana; stepchildren Samantha Benner and Tyer Elsey, and granddaughter Destiny Fricke, step-grandchildren Bentley and Peyton Elsey and Jett and Kade Benner, Sisters Kim Minnis, Howell, Michigan, and Michele Deitz, Washington, Indiana. Kevin was preceded in death by his parents, William H. and Margie (Raney) Fricke, and brothers Billy and James Fricke.

Visitation for Kevin Fricke will be Friday, October 29, 2021, 4:00-7:00 pm, at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary, North Chapel, 620 East Viola Avenue, Washington.

Kevin's funeral services will immediately follow his visitation, beginning at 7:00 pm, October 29, 2021, also at the Ed L. Lee Mortuary, North Chapel. Pastor Brad Rainey will officiate.

Interment will be at a later date.

The family asks that donations be made to the Daviess County Friends for Animals at PO Box 402, Washington, Indiana 47501, or

Condolences may be sent to the family online at

The staff of the Ed L. Lee Mortuary is honored to have been entrusted with the arrangements for Kevin Fricke.

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Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel

620 East Viola Avenue
Washington, IN 47501

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Funeral Service
Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm
Ed Lee Mortuary North Chapel

620 East Viola Avenue
Washington, IN 47501

Pastor Brad Rainey will officiate.

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