Opal Ries, 102, died Dec. 26, 2012, at Parkway Health & Rehabilitation Center, Stuart. She was born in Webster City, Iowa, and lived in the Stuart area since 1973, coming from Bound Brook, N.J. She was a homemaker. She was a graduate of the University of Iowa. She was a member of Stuart Congregational Church and Miles Grant Golf & Country Club, Stuart. Survivors include her sons, Larry Ries of Stuart and James Ries of Queensbury, N.Y.; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Treasure Coast Hospice 1201 S.E. Indian St., Stuart, FL 34997, www.tchospice.org. Services: Services will be private. Arrangements are by Martin Funeral Home & Crematory/Stuart Chapel. A guestbook is available at www.heavencalled.com or www.martin-funeral.com.
Published in the TC Palm on Jan. 6, 2013