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Nancy Frye visitation Tuesday

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Nancy S. Frye, age 74 of Michigan City, Ind., passed away Friday, October 18, 2013 at her home.

She was born June 15, 1939 in Johnstown, Penn., to George and Ann (Kohan) Sakmar.

She is survived by her husband Robert Frye Sr., of Michigan City, sons; Robert (Katie) Frye Jr. of Roselle, Ill., Robin (Deb Kindernay) Frye of Bass Lake, Ind., and Jerry Frye of South Bend, Ind., daughters; Susan (Frye) Neubauer of Valparaiso, Tracy Frye of Michigan City and Ryann (Frye) Bubac of Raleigh, N. Car., brothers; George (Debbie) Sakmar of Griffith, Ga., Mike (Sue) Sakmar of Daytona Beach, Fla. and Rick (Ruth) Sakmar of Louisville, Texas, sisters; Gloria George of Port Orange, Fla., June Huyer of Maryland, Genevieve (Elwood) McGough of Wilmore, Penn., and Irene (Wayne) Smith of Elton, Penn., grandchildren; Kara (Rich) Weltzin, Jared Underhill, Cameron Soohey, Richard Soohey Jr., Heather (James) Brogdon, Corey Bubac, Haley Bubac, Tim Bubac, Taylor Frye, Zach Frye, Derek Frye, Melissa Frye, Gavin Frye and Greg Frye and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, grandson Michael Frye and sister Dorothy Sakmar.

In addition to being a devoted mother and wife, Nancy was co-owner of Rainboutique and Porter Speed Wash. She loved spending her time attending to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Funeral visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, Ind.

Memorial donations in Nancy’s name may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation,

Cremation services provided by Heritage Crematory, Portage, Ind.

Online condolences may be left for the family at


Posted 10/21/2013