David O. Fry

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David O. Fry

December 06, 1938 - February 07, 2019

David O. Fry David O. Fry, 80, Ligonier, died at 9:10 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, at his residence, after a brief illness.
He was born Dec. 6, 1938, in Hutchinson, Kansas, to David D. and Ola (Bontrager) Fry.
On March 16, 1961, in LaGrange County, he married Mattie Irene Yoder, who survives.
In addition to his wife, surviving are three daughters, Edna (Daniel) Lehman, Topeka, Eileen (Henry) Eash, Millersburg, and Maryann (Joe) Otto, Topeka; seven sons, Danny (Sue) Fry, Topeka, Lavern (Katherine) Fry, Orlie (Ada) Fry, Melvin (Pauline) Fry, Andrew (Mary) Fry, Harvey (Vera) Fry and Freeman (Ruth Ann) Fry, all of Ligonier; 63 grandchildren; 50 great-grandchildren; three sisters, Ada (Alvin) Lambright and Ida (Jonas) Miller both of Topeka, and Iva (Alton) Yoder, Goshen; seven brothers, Glen (Anna) Fry, Vern (Wilma) Fry and Paul (Elsie) Fry, all of Topeka, Harvey (Lydia Ann) Fry, Ligonier, Jacob (Susie) Fry, Topeka, Ira (Alma) Fry, Middlebury, and Danny Jay Fry, Gary.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Orva Fry; a granddaughter; and two great-grandchildren.
David did horseshoeing and was a farmer. He was a member of the Old Order Amish Church.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, and all day Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Freeman Fry residence, 11700 N. 400 West, Ligonier. Funeral services will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, also at the Freeman Fry residence. Services will be conducted by the home ministers.
Burial will be at Clearspring Cemetery, Topeka.
Miller Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury, is in charge of arrangements.
Published on February 8, 2019
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