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Vernon Fries - March 29, 2015


Vernon E. Fries, 89 years of age from Upland, died Sunday, March 29, 2015, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney.
Vernon was born April 25, 1925, south of Upland to Alfred and Lena (Imhof) Fries.
He attended country school District 46 and graduated from the eighth grade. After graduation he stayed at home to help his parents on the farm. His father was experiencing failing health and his older brother Don had been called to active duty by the U.S. Army.
Vernon served in the U.S. Army from 1950 until 1952. He did his basic training in Colorado Springs and later was stationed in Alaska.
See the April 8th Courier for full obituary.