Dorothy Kathryn Fry, died December 25, 2014 at the Keokuk
County Health Center in Sigourney, Iowa. She was born April 25, 1924
to Otto and Emma Dumont Schmid near Lancaster. She attended Country
school and St. Elizabeth’s Catholic School in Harper Iowa. She
worked as a dental assistant. On February 7, 1946 she married Harley
Lewis Fry in Kansas City, Kansas. They moved to Sigourney and she
was a farmwife and loving mother. Dorothy was an incredible cook
and baker. She always had the best food. She enjoyed sharing her
bake goods with friends and family and just about anybody who she
felt like sharing with. She was a wonderful grandmother and loved
sharing her knitting, gardening and baking skills with the
grandchildren. Dorothy took them fishing and taught them how to
play cards. She was proud of her flower arrangements from the
flowers she grew in the garden and shared them with the church,
businesses and the elderly. For several years Dorothy knitted
stocking hats for the elementary children so they could have a hat
to keep warm. She enjoyed the company of her grandchildren and
great –grandchildren. She was special. She was a member of St.
Mary Catholic Church and Altar and Rosary Society.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Harley on
February 22, 1984 one sister Theola Groves.
She is survived by her children Richard Fry of Millersburg, Ronald
(Cathy) Fry of Sigourney, seven grandchildren, seven great -
grandchildren, one sister Marge Dimerly of Marengo.
Tuesday 10:00 A. M. St. Mary Catholic Church -Sigourney
Hill Cemetery - Sigourney
9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at St. Mary Catholic Church