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Face Time with Fritz Epperly

Published: Wednesday, March 26, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

St. Charles resident Fritz Epperly, 68, was at the Geneva Starbucks when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Geneva

Pets? A cat named Lucy Dragonfly

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Steve McQueen

First job? Shoeshine boy and paper boy

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A pilot. Instead, I became a manager in a paint plant for 30 years.

A book you’d recommend? “Hawaii” by James Michener

Favorite charity? The Salvation Army

What game show would you be on? “Jeopardy”

Favorite local restaurant? The Little Owl in Geneva

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I was in Rishikesh, India, with the Beatles in the 1960s. I was traveling to see Maharishi Mahesh Yogi to learn transcendental meditation. I didn’t see them, but I saw the reporters. I was there with Donovan, too, learning meditation.

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