Ada Frye, 94
Mon, 05/01/2017 - 4:16pm admin
Oct. 22, 1922 —
April 26, 2017
Formerly of CRESCO - Ada Frye, age 94 of Waterloo, Iowa and formerly of Cresco, Iowa, died Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at New Aldaya Lifescapes in Cedar Falls, Iowa.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, at Lindstrom Funeral Home in Cresco, followed by burial in the Howard Center Cemetery, rural Cresco. Friends may call on Tuesday from 10 a.m until time of services at Lindstrom Funeral Home.
Ada was born Oct. 22, 1922 at Osage, Iowa to William and Blanche (Meador) Beaston. She married James Long on Aug. 6, 1943. He preceded her in death in 1950. She later married Clinton ‘Sammy’ Frye; they later divorced.
For most of her adult life, Ada lived in Waterloo, where she worked for many years as a bookkeeper at various locations, retiring from Fox Shoe Store. She always enjoyed her family reunions and loved to dance, especially polkas and the two-step. When her grandchildren were young, she enjoyed preparing their birthday dinners and making the cake with dimes in the cake for the kids to find.
Ada is survived by two children, Michael ‘Mick’ (Beverly) Long of Waterloo and Kathy Sue (Wayne) Hooper of Hialeah, Fla.; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three siblings, Harold (Sheila) Beaston of Green Briar, Ark., Edna Buchholz of Mt. Carroll, Ill. and Carol Ingersol of Sabula, Iowa.
Ada was preceded in death by her parents; husband, James Long; a son, James, and his wife, Vi; and seven siblings, Wilma, Alta, Elsie, Alice, Lawrence, Kenny and Dean.