Inez Fries

Posted Online: March 16, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Inez Fries, 75, of Davenport, died Monday, March 11, 2013, at Manor Care on Utica Ridge.
A private family memorial service and inurnment will be held at a later date.
She was born June 2, 1937, in Iowa City, to Frances Johnson.She married Lester Fries Jr. in 1957. She was a bartender at the Yankee Clipper, Rock Island.
Survivors are children, Lester, Oklahoma City, Lisa Fries McMillan, Port Byron, Lori Wiegand, Davenport; three grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and sister, Patricia Morehouse, EastMoline.


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