James “Fritz” Schlernitzauer, 55 of Modesto, CA died April 22, 2018 in CA. James was born September 22, 1962, son of Jim and June (Brown) Schlernitzauer.

James was a graduate of Shadyside High School and Ohio University. He was currently a District Sales Coordinator for Aflac. James served as a captain in the US Army.

He is survived by his wife, Teresa; daughter, Samantha; stepson Eulices; parents, Jim and June Schlernitzauer; brother, David (Beth) Schlernitzauer of CO; sister, Kathy (Jamie) Flowers of MI and several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Shadyside on Saturday, May 19 at 11 a.m.

Internment will be at Mount Zion Cemetery, Bellaire, OH at the convenience of the family.