Dorothy J. Frady
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Dorothy J. Frady, age 93 of Crofton, Nebraska passed away on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at the Norfolk Care and Rehabilitation Center in Norfolk, NE.

Funeral services will be on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Crofton with the Rev. Amanda Talley officiating. Burial will be at the Crofton City Cemetery in Crofton. Visitation will be on Friday from 5-8:00 p.m. at the Wintz Funeral Home in Crofton with a prayer service at 7:00 PM. Visitation will continue on Saturday, at church, one hour prior to services.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren: Amanda Liewer, Melissa Frady, Melanie Faimon, Brent Frady, Nicole Strub, Mark Frady, Randy Ausdemore, and Ronnie Ausdemore.

Dorothy June Frady was born on June 9, 1923 in Orchard, Nebraska to Harry and Katherine (Longbine) Lampert. She grew in the Orchard area on a turkey farm, where she helped take care of thousands of turkeys. Dorothy attended and graduated from Ewing High School. She married Jack Wendell Frady of Neligh, Nebraska on March 1, 1942 in Orchard, NE. Together they lived in several different states, including Iowa, Texas, and California, before making Crofton their home. During that time she worked in a bomb factory in Texas, Gurney's Seed and Nursery in Yankton, and the Crofton Corner Drug Store. She was a stay at home mom while the children were growing up.

She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the We Fu extension club, and was a Gold Star Mother. She loved to bowl, knit, crochet, sew, and visit with people. Dorothy and her family enjoyed campling and having a houseboat on the river.

Dorothy is survived by three sons and spouses, Michael Frady of Crofton, Bruce and Lorraine Frady of Sioux City, Iowa, Patrick and Jeanne Frady of Norfolk, NE; one daughter Denise and Daryl Ausdemore of Crofton; 8 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; one brother Gerald Lampert of Glendora, CA; many nieces and nephews; and special thanks to Janet Todd who provided Home Health Care in her final years.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her parents, husband Jack on April 20, 1982 at the age of 59 years, son Jack Lee Jr; sister and brother-in-law Eileen and Warren Phipps; brother Harry Lampert Jr.; sister-in-law Jo Lampert.


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You have our deepest sympathy in the loss of Dorothy. May God bless you with the strength to deal with the grief.

Cyril and Laverta Mauch

To the Frady Family, I am so sorry for your loss. I remember your mom from our school days. Take care.

Becky Jungclaus Neuhalfen

Gerald, Sorry to learn of your loss. My memory of Dorothy is, of course, not as clear as of our boyhood together. My sister in Orchard, NE sent this to me..

Will Waterman

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