Fritz William Scholder V1

M, (6 October 1937 - 10 February 2005)
     Fritz William Scholder V was born on 6 October 1937 at Breckenridge, Wilkin County, Minnesota.1,2 He was the son of Fritz William Scholder IV and Ella Mae Haney.2 Fritz William Scholder V married Lisa Stephens circa 1958.3 Fritz William Scholder V died on 10 February 2005 at age 67 years, 4 months and 4 days.1
     Painter of American Indians — He received a B.A. from Sacramento State College in 1960 and an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona in 1964. Soon after, Lloyd Kiva New, the arts director at the newly established Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M., invited Mr. Scholder to join the faculty.

He was survived by his wife, Lisa; a son, Fritz William Scholder VI of Tampa, Fla; a grandson, Fritz VII; and two sisters, Sondra Clark of Los Altos, Calif., and Kristina Anderson of San Leandro, Calif.

A memorial service was held at the Heard Museum.4 According to the Social Security Administrations Death Index Fritz's last known residence was Scottsdale, Maricopa County, Arizona.1

Child of Fritz William Scholder V and Lisa Stephens

Last Edited=29 Sep 2023


  1. [S1738] Social Security Death Index, RootsWeb online, at <> (Baltimore, Maryland: U.S. Social Security Administration, 25 July 2008 update). The SSDI component of RootsWeb online is drawn from the Social Security Death Benefits Index of the U.S. Social Security Administration. FRITZ W SCHOLDER, birth listed as 06 Oct 1937, died listed as 10 Feb 2005 (V), issued in the State of South Dakota. Last residence Scottsdale, Maricopa, AZ, last benefit (none specified). Accessed 9 Aug 2008.
  2. [S1821] "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002," database, ( : accessed 12 February 2009), entry for Fritz W. Scholder, Birth date: 6 October 1937; Birth County: Wilkin; Father: Fritz W Scholder; Mother: Ella Mae Haney; citing, Department of Health Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota; File Number: 1937-MN-000104.
  3. [S1814] "California Birth Index, 1905-1995," database, ( : accessed 13 February 2009), entry for Fritz W. Scholder, living; citing, Department of Health Services, Sacramento, California; no specific entry cited.
  4. [S2839] Find A Grave, Inc., Find A, transcription, (<>: accessed 29 September 2023), transcript, "memorial for Fritz W. Scholder V (1937-2005), Find A Grave Memorial No. 153889623." Transcript by Foxwolf (contributor 47374189), record added 18 October 2015.