Dorothy E. (Simmons) Fries

March 12, 1923 ~ February 11, 2024 (age 100) 100 Years Old

Dorothy Fries Obituary

Mrs. Dorothy Elizabeth Fries, 100, a resident of Trenton, Missouri died at 10:10 P.M., Sunday, February 11, 2024 at Sunnyview Nursing Home, Trenton, Missouri.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, February 17, 2024 at 10:30 A.M. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Trenton, Missouri. Burial will be in Resthaven Memorial Gardens north of Trenton, Missouri.

Rosary will be held Friday, February 16, 2024 at 6:00 P.M. followed by family visitation until 7:30 P.M. at Resthaven Mortuary, Trenton, Missouri.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to: St. Joseph Catholic Church, Grundy County Food Pantry or North 65 Center and they may be left with the mortuary.

Mrs. Fries was born March 12, 1923 near Marengo, Iowa the daughter of William Earnest and Bertha Mary Hasley Simmons. She taught 6th grade science at Norton and had fond memories of her students. Dorothy was an accomplished bridge player and bowler. She enjoyed fishing, as well as attending her children’s sporting events.

She was a member of the St. Joseph Catholic Church.  She was also a member of the Altar Society, delivered meals on wheels and volunteered at the Thrift Shop.

On November 6, 1946 she was married to Harvey Emil Fries at Ottumwa, Iowa. He preceded her in death on September 28, 2007.

Her survivors include one daughter Mary Kenady, Lees Summit, Missouri; two sons Bill Fries and wife Karen, Trenton, Missouri, Mark Fries and wife Coni, Overland Park, Kansas; nine grandchildren Shawn Kenady, Charla Bushkofsky and husband Josh, Kellie Fries, Evan Fries, Connor Fries, Katie Fries, Lauren Fries, Luke Fries, Abby Fries and three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, four sisters and five brothers.  

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February 16, 2024

6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Resthaven Mortuary
310 North Hwy 65
Trenton, MO 64683

Mass of Christian Burial
February 17, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Joseph Catholic Church (Trenton, Missouri)


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