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Elizabeth Fry

February 10, 2022

Elizabeth C. Fry, 87, of Hoffman Estates, formerly of Gibson City peacefully passed away Thursday, February 10, 2022, at Thrive of Fox Valley in Aurora, IL. She married Maurice Fry and spent 63 wonderful years with him.

Elizabeth was born October 17, 1934, in Gibson City with her parents, Otis and Pauline Cullip and her sister Alice. They lived on a farm where she found her love of animals, especially horses and riding. She graduated from Gibson City High School in 1952. After attending business college, becoming a wife, homemaker and mother, she spent over 25 years at Unisys on the soldering line and as a secretary.

When she didn’t have a book in her hands, she enjoyed making and collecting porcelain dolls and trying to put together the last piece of a great puzzle. She and her husband Maurie, loved to travel. They spent time in Samoa, Tahiti and their favorite, the Hawaiian Islands. Her love for family and friends was enduring throughout her life, and spending time with them, especially her grandchildren & great-grandchildren, is what meant the most to her.

She is survived by her loving daughter, Sherry (Jim) Kast; grandchildren, Ron (Jennifer) Beckett, Jonathan (Valerie) Beckett, Colin (Sarah) Beckett and Tegan  (Yoshio) Beckett; great-grandchildren, Noah, Joshua, Jennah and Emma.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Maurice Fry, her father and mother, Otis and Pauline Cullip, father and mother-in-law, Fred and Edith Fry, sister, Alice (Harold) Nelson, sister in-law Joan (James) Franz and brother in law, James L. Fry.

Her funeral will be 12pm on Feb. 21st, at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Burial will be in Drummer Township Cemetery in Gibson City. Visitation will be from 11am at the funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to: Anderson Japanese Gardens at https://andersongardens.org/donate

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Visitation

Monday, February 21, 2022

11:00am - 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

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Funeral Service

Monday, February 21, 2022

Starts at 12:00pm (Eastern time)

Rosenbaum Funeral Home

925 IL-47, Gibson City, IL 60936

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