ALAN L. FRY

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ALAN L. FRY, 79, of Huntertown, Ind., died Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in Phoenix, Ariz. Born March 24, 1937, in New Haven, he was the son of Milton "Whitey" and Evelyn (Reiben-bach) Fry. He graduated from Central High School in Fort Wayne in 1955 and served as a SPEC 5 in the United States Army. He worked at Lincoln Financial in Fort Wayne for over 30 years and was a Reserve Officer for the Allen County Sherriff's Department. He served on the boards of the Park Edelweiss Club as well as the Fort Wayne Sport Club and Sister Cities International in Fort Wayne. He was a member of Our Hope Lutheran Church, where he served as treasurer and elder. Alan was a long-time Wizards and Tin Caps fan, as well as a fan of the Chicago Cubs. For more than 25 years, he has flown out for Spring training in Arizona and Florida, and by 2010, he had visited every Major League Baseball field in the U.S. and Canada. He enjoyed University of St. Francis and Indianapolis Colts football and was involved in a variety of fantasy sports teams. He took great interest in his German heritage and will be missed by all his friends at Granite City, where "The Super Al" beer has even been named after him. Survivors include his ex-wife, Karen J. Flathau of Grabill; two sons, Howard D. Fry of Grabill and Troy D. Fry of Fort Wayne; three daughters, Shannon K. Bowers and Tonja (Jeff) Ashton, both of Fort Wayne, and Kristi A. King of Leo; 12 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Betty Miller and Lou Ann Fry. Funeral service is 7 p.m. Saturday at Our Hope Lutheran Church. Pastor Joe Fichtner officiating. Visitation is from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at Our Hope Lutheran Church, 1826 Trinity Drive, Huntertown, Ind. Burial will be at a later date. Preferred memorials are to Fort Wayne Sport Club, Park Edelweiss, Our Hope Lutheran Church, or (), c/o Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 West Park Drive, Huntington, Ind. Arrangements by Bailey-Love Mortuary. Please sign the online guestbook at www.baileylove.com.
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Published in Fort Wayne Newspapers on Mar. 15, 2017
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