Ronald Dwight Fralicks, 85, a native of Ector, Texas, a resident of Chowchilla and a former resident of Madera, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, July 21, 2019 at Community Regional Medical Center of Fresno. A resident of Madera County for more than 70 years he was a Retired Fire Captain for the Department of Forestry with a career that spanned 40 years with the department throughout Central California, joining the agency shortly after high school. In his leisure time Ronald could be found lifting weights at the gym or on the recumbent bike getting his cardio workout in. Ronald was a well-liked personality at the Chowchilla Gym and enjoyed the camaraderie there.
Ronald was preceded in death by his parents Roland and Bonnie Bell Fralicks.
Ronald is survived by his devoted wife of 59 years Norma Fralicks. He is the dear and loving father of Michael Fralicks and his wife Julie of Oakhurst, Ca, Elizabeth Terese Fralicks and her husband Rich Holdsworth of Fresno, Janine Lawrence and her husband Arthur of Atwater, Ca, Laura Terlouw and her husband Michael of Merced, Ca, Bonnie Fralicks and her husband Rob Moore of Coarsegold, Ca, and Caitlyn Clinghan and her husband Erick of Coarsegold, Ca. He is also the beloved grandfather of 18 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
Remembrances may be made to the Friends of the Madera County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 923, Madera, CA 93639
Donations may be made to:
Friends of Madera Animal Shelter
P.O. Box 923, Madera CA 93639