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Dale Edwin Fries

May 13, 1941 ~ April 18, 2022 (age 80)


Dale Edwin Fries, age 80, of Newburgh, IN, passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Monday, April 18, 2022, at his home.

Dale was born May 13, 1941 in Ft. Wayne, IN to Cornelius and Thelma (Finney) Fries. He was a Certified Orthotist, training at Rancho Los Amigos in California. He also was active in the development of the Residents Program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dale is survived by his wife, Flo Ruwersma; sons, Craig Fries (Ashley Lloyd) and Eric Fries (Patricia); brother, Richard A. Fries (Maria); and grandchildren, Morgan Fries, Taylor Fries, Ian Fries, Megan Fries, David Fries, Caiden Lloyd, Kloey Lloyd, and Kash Lloyd.

He is preceded in death by his parents; and sisters, Anita Frisbie and Pat Stevens.

Burial will be at a later date in Pine Hill Cemetery in Kentwood, Michigan.

Memorial Contributions may be made to: American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or Warrick Humane Society, 5722 S. Vann Rd., Newburgh, IN 47630.

Arrangements are being handled by Boone Funeral Home East Chapel – A Family Tradition Funeral Home, 5330 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN.

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