Ivan L. Frye 1931 - 2007 Perry
Perry - Graveside services for Ivan L. Frye, 75, Perry, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Buster Cemetery northeast of Perry. Mr. Frye died Sunday, Jan. 7, 2007, at his home.He was born March 6, 1931, in Ozawkie, the son of Edward J. and Ruby F. Bowman Frye. He was a lifelong resident of the Perry area and graduated from Perry Rural High School in 1950.Mr. Frye co-owned and operated Ivan's Hauling and Excavating Co. in Perry for many years. He also worked for many years as a machinist for Seymour Foods, United Manufacturing Co. and Buick Co., all in Topeka, where he operated a mechanic service.He married Patricia A. Jones on Sept. 19, 1954, in Perry. She survives, of the home. Other survivors include a son, Ivan L. Frye II, Perry; two daughters, Vicki L. Frye Sieve and Cindy L. Frye Rhoads, both of Perry; 14 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.Friends may call from noon to 6 p.m. today at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.