Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Martha (Busche) Fry. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church and Ladies Aid.
She is survived by children, M. Charles (Leanne) Dix of Greenfield, Kathy Hines of Fort Wayne, Betty (Jeff) Stieglitz of Harlan, and Paul (Myra Wappes) Dix of Churubusco; daughter-in-law, Karla Dix of Van Wert, Ohio; siblings, Lester (Ruth) Fry of Woodburn and Ruth Ryan of Churubusco; 17 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Carroll Dix; children, Nancy Worden, in 1988, and Jerry Dix, in 2007; and infant brother, Charles Fry.
Funeral service is 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Lutheran Church, 4412 Park Street, Woodburn, with calling one hour prior to service. Pastor Timothy Edwards officiating. Calling also from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Monday at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven.
Burial in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Woodburn. Preferred memorials to Christ Lutheran Church Stephens Ministry or Christ Lutheran Bell Choir. Condolences are to www.harperfuneralhome.com.