WALTER RAY FRYE "WALLY" CHESTERTON/HAMMOND
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Walter Ray Frye, age 67, of Chesterton, formerly of Hammond, passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 23, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Toni Lee Frye; four children: Walter Frye, Jr. late Eric (Carrie) Frye, Matthew Frye and Amanda Frye Norton; 13 grandchildren; one great granddaughter; brother, John (Carrie) Frye; sister, Brenda Frye; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends; loving companion and best friend, (dog) "Cooper". Preceded in death by his son, Eric; parents: Joseph and Minnie Frye; two brothers: Michael and Ted Frye; and two sisters: Deborah and Maryjo. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Bocken Funeral Home, 7042 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond (Hessville) with Pastor John Frye officiating. Burial will follow at Chapel Lawn Cemetery in Schererville. Friends are invited to meet with the family on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at Bocken Funeral Home from 3:00-8:00 p.m. Wally was born and raised in Jacksonville, IL and was a resident of the Calumet Area for over 55 years. He was a member of Labor Union Local #41 for over 33 years; and attended Hessville Assembly of God Church. Wally was proud of his time of service in the U.S. Navy. He was a wonderful husband and father; he lived his life for his family and dearly loved his grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. For more information, you may call Bocken Funeral Home at (219) 844-1600, or visit us at: www.bockenfunerals.com
Bocken Funeral Home, Inc.
7042 Kennedy Avenue
Hammond, IN 46363
Published in The Times on Feb. 25, 2014