Obituaries » Kenneth W Fry
August 13, 1941 - February 17, 2018
Kenneth W. Fry
Passed away peacefully on February 17, 2018 surrounded by family at the age of 76. Born on August 13, 1941 to Henry and Margareta Fry in Edmonton, Canada and preceded in death by his brother, Rev. Henry
Fry. Ken will be dearly missed by his wife of 48 years, Mary Ann; children Heidi Freske (Kyle), Ken (Wendy), Kara, David (Becca) and Amy Hall (Nick); grandchildren Payne, Macy, Jorey, Hunter, Grady, Luke, Emmeline and William; brother, Rev. Victor (Becky) Fry; sister, Grace Lavers (Jack), sister-in- law, Ruth Fry and many nieces, nephews, family and friends. Ken graduated from Wahpeton High school in 1959 and participated in football, basketball and baseball. He went on to get his Bachelor’s
Degree from Valley City State, where he played basketball and golf. He earned his Masters of Administration from North Dakota State University. One of his favorite memories was working for the Forest Service in Idaho during the summer months. He was a teacher at Velva High school in N.D., where he met his wife and eventually became the principal. He was the superintendent in Linton, N.D. before moving to the Twin Cities in 1984. Ken worked for Unisys and then DARTS until his retirement.
Ken had a passion for hunting, fishing and playing golf. Later in life watching his children and grandchildren in their various activities was his favorite pastime. Visitation 4 – 7 PM, Wednesday Feb. 21 at Henry W. Anderson Mortuary, 14850 Garrett Avenue, Apple Valley. Memorial service, 11:00 AM on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 with a visitation one hour before at the funeral home.