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Jeanette Fry


Jeanette Fry, 84, Topeka, died Sunday, May 6, 2012 at Parkview LaGrange Hospital.

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

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

    She was married February 24, 1951, in Goshen, to Ezra Fry. He survives.

    Also surviving are four daughters, Joetta (John) Reffett, LaGrange, Cheryl (Larry) Kellett, Angola, Donna (Tim) Hite, Shipshewana, and Rita (Tony) Long, Auburn; one son, Dale (Pam) Fry, LaGrange; 15 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Louise (Sherman) Schrock, Topeka; and one brother, Edwin "Bud" (Lydia) Steury, Goshen. 

    She was preceded in death by one sister, Marie Cross, and one brother, Virgil Steury.

    Visitation is 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, May 8, at Emma Mennonite Church inTopeka.

    Services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 9, at Emma Mennonite Church inTopeka with Pastor Gene Hartman and Pastor Derrick Ramer officiating.

    Burial will be in Shore Cemetery, Shipshewana.

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

    Online condolences may be sent at millerstewartfuneral

    Miller-Stewart Funeral Home in Middlebury is in charge of arrangements.