|Posted on line: Thursday, March 14, 2013; Published in the Pilot Tribune, Tuesday, March 19, 2013|
James "Jim" M. Frye, 75
James “Jim” M. Frye, 75, of West Point, died Wednesday, March 13, 2013, at Select Specialty Hospital in Omaha.
Memorial services are 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16, at Trinity Church in West Point. Military honors will be conducted by West Point Legion and V.F.W Honor Guard. Interment will be at a later date at Arlington Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Stokely Funeral Home in West Point with family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m.
James Milford Frye was born August 8, 1937, in Arlington to Henry and Bernice (Hansen) Frye.
He graduated from Arlington High School in 1955 and from Weaver Airline School in Kansas City, Mo., in September 1957.
He married Virginia Sunds on October 25, 1957.
He joined the U.S. Army in October 1960 and served until October 1963.
Mr. Frye worked for Stalp Gravel, and after retirement was employed by the West Point City Parks Department each spring.
He was a very active member of Trinity Church, West Point American Legion Post 70, the 40 and 8, the Sportsman Club and he served as a Veterans Services Office board member.
He enjoyed fishing, playing pool, and feeding his backyard squirrels and birds.
He was a St. Louis Cardinals fan and liked to watch the Cornhuskers. His favorite pastime was enjoying his family, and his fish fries and rib eyes on the grill were the family favorites.
He is survived by his wife, Virginia; daughters and son-in-law, Holly Frye of Plymouth, Minn., and LeAnne and Brian Brodersen of Randolph; brother and sister-in-law, Roger and Eva Frye of Rapid City, S.D.; sister-in-law, Bonnie (Dean) Buhl of Fremont; two grandsons; one great-granddaughter; and nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Jerry Frye; and brother-in-law, Dean Buhl.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Church, the West Point Sunshine Senior Center or Cuming County Relay for Life.
~~~Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library~~~