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Richard W. Frye

July 17, 1947 — October 25, 2015

Richard W. “Woody” Frye, 68, of Wayne, NE died on Sunday, October 25, 2015 at his home in Wayne after a long illness. A memorial gathering will be held on Friday, October 30, 2015 from 5:00 until 7:00 p.m. at the Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral Home in Wakefield. Burial will be held at a later date in Goobertown, Arkansas. In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the family for future designation. Bressler – Munderloh – Smith Funeral is in charge of the arrangements. Richard was born on July 17, 1947 in Peoria, IL, the son of Clifford and Jewel (Adams) Frye. At an early age, the family moved to California, where he graduated from High School from Gilroy, CA. He began working with National Fiberglass. The job brought him to Wayne, Nebraska on the early 1970’s. He later worked with Great Dane Trailers until his health forced him to retire in 2012. Richard had a love for music. At an early age he played with his family in a band. He also enjoyed telling jokes and playing cards. Most of all he loved his family. He is survived by his son, Eric (Katie) Frye and their children Devon and Alexis of Wayne, NE; daughters Tina (Randy) Weaver and their children Justin and Jacob of Colorado Springs, CO and Makayla Sternberg and her son Hunter of Wayne, NE. He is also survived by two sisters-in-law Bobbie Frye of Atwater, CA and JoAnn Frye of Wayne, NE. Richard was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, David and Jack Frye.
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Friday, October 30, 2015

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

Bressler - Munderloh - Smith Funeral Home

510 Oak Street, Wakefield, NE 68784

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