Goshen News, Goshen, IN


May 6, 2012

Jeanette Fry

July 26, 1927-May 6, 2012

TOPEKA — Jeanette Fry, 84, died at 9:06 a.m. Sunday at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

She was born July 26, 1927, in Allen County, to Victor and Lucy (Lengacher) Steury.

On Feb. 24, 1951, in Goshen, she married Ezra Fry. He survives.

Survivors in addition to her husband are four daughters, Joetta (John) Reffett, LaGrange, Cheryl (Larry) Kellett, Angola, Donna (Tim) Hite, Shipshewana, and Rita (Tony) Long, Auburn; a son, Dale (Pam) Fry, Lagrange; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; a sister, Louise (Sherman) Schrock, Topeka; and a brother, Edwin “Bud” (Lydia) Steury, Goshen.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister, Marie Cross; and a brother, Virgil Steury.

She was a homemaker and worked at the Topeka Livestock Auction for over 20 years. She was a member of the Emma Mennonite Church, Topeka.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Emma Mennonite Church.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, also at the church. Services will be conducted by Pastors Gene Hartman and Derrick Ramer.

Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

Memorials may be given to Emma Mennonite Church for mission projects.

Online condolences may be sent at www.millerstewartfuneralhome.com.

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