THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Dorothy M. Frye
Issue Date: October 4, 2017
Dorothy Mae (Ramage) Frye, 86, passed away early Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 at Bellin Hospital in Green Bay, surrounded by family.
Known to her friends as "Dottie", she was raised in Lyons, Ks. She met George Frye while they both worked at Boeing in Wichita and they married on May 16, 1951. They moved to Madison and then to Bloomington, Mn. to start a family before moving to Lena in 1960.
A cook at the Lena School District for over 30 years, she was active for many years in the American Legion Auxiliary, as a Cub Scout Den Mother and the Knitting Leader for the Lena Rocketeers 4H Club and taught them how to knit. She loved Jesus as her Savior and throughout life found strength and comfort in her faith.
She enjoyed her flower garden and crossword puzzles but mostly loved to visit with her children, family and extended family and friends across the state and the country. All were welcome in her home and she taught her children to find the good in everything and everybody.
Survivors include four children, Charles (Diane) Frye of Plymouth, Mn., Frances Frye (Mark Stoeger) of Appleton, Mary Ann (Richard) Glime of Wisconsin Dells and George William Frye of Green Bay; five grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren with one on the way; a brother, Eldon (Vi Gottstein) Ramage of Tecumseh, Ks. and best friend and sister-in-law, Ann Frye of Green Bay.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hugh and Lela (McFarland) Ramage; husband, George Frye of Lena and four siblings, Irene, Carol Jean, Le Roy and Betty, all from Kansas.
The family greeted relatives and friends at Rhodes Charapata Funeral Home in Lena on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 12:30 p.m. until time of the funeral procession leaving for United Methodist Church in Oconto Falls at 2:30 p.m. for the funeral service at 3:00 p.m. Pastor David Henke officiated with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Oconto Falls. Memorials are appreciated to Home Respite Care of Oconto County or Oconto Falls United Methodist Church.