Date of Death: December 7, 2018

Service Details

The family will receive friends from from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at Hohner Funeral Home.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at Hohner Funeral Home with Pastor Robert Anderson officiating.

Interment will be held at Moorepark Cemetery.


Obituary Notice

Marie Dorothy Frye, age 82, of Three Rivers went to be with her Lord in Heaven on Friday, December 7, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving children.  She was born March 29, 1936 in Fabius Twp, the daughter of the late Calvin and Gladys (Holderman) Jones. On July 28, 1955 Marie was united in marriage to Amos L. Frye, Jr. (Junior) in Lagrange, IN, whom preceded her in passing in April 1999.

She was employed for many years at Nagel’s Gladiola Farm in Three Rivers. She then dedicated her time co-owning Broker’s Towing Service with her husband.  She enjoyed camping and bowling, but her passion was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. Her home was always filled with love and laughter of children playing.  

Surviving to cherish her memory are her five children, daughters, Pamella Frye and Theresa (Mark) Sussdorf; sons, Norman Frye (Susan Kizer), Terry (Vicky) Frye, and Michael Frye; sisters, Shirley Schultz and Georgia (Louis) Hartzell, all of Three Rivers; sister-in-law, Theresa Fry of Big Rapids; seventeen grandchildren, Nicholas (Melissa) and Benjamin (Ashley) Frye, Jason (Jessica), Brandy (Dan Beard) and Alex (Sarah) Frye, Melissa Frye, Bradley (Jodie) and Bryan (Shantil) Glessner, Emily Lapham, Crystal Russell, Corey (Alisha) Sussdorf, McKay (Roy) Stafford, Brandon Frye, Cailtyn Calkins, Becky (Larry) Wissell, Dallas (Mary) Jones, Kyle (Emily) Jones; twenty six great grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in passing by her husband; three sisters; two brothers; daughter-in-laws, Kim Frye and Patty Lakey Frye.

Additional Information

Memorial donations may be directed to Friends of the Scidmore Park Petting Zoo Inc.  

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  1. Writing a condolence message is often an emotional and intimidating experience. It can be challenging to find the right words to offer support, comfort, and empathy. We know how important it is to lend a piece of your heart and pay your respects, while being thoughtful, mindful, and open with your condolences. “Your mother was someone whose light shown on everyone around her. That light is deeply missed. Take comfort in how much she, and your whole family, is loved in these difficult times.”

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