|Birth: ||Oct. 14, 1907|
|Death: ||Aug. 3, 2007|
Maudie Fries, 99, longtime resident of the Brush community, passed away Friday, August 3, 2007, at the Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center in Brush. She was born October 14, 1907, in Edgerton, MN to Clarence & Emma Burrous. The family moved to Genoa, CO in 1908, and later relocated to Brush. Maudie attended school in Brush and graduated from Brush High School in 1925. The First National Bank of Brush employed her prior to her marriage in 1927 to Elmore Fries. The Fries family lived in Brush until 1955 when they moved to Billings, MT. She was a member of the First English Lutheran Church (now Bethlehem Lutheran Church), and a member of the Brush Garden Club and Hi Ho Bridge Club and was a past matron of the Eastern Star. While living in Billings, she was active in the American Lutheran Church and the P.E.O. Sisterhood. Maudie returned to Brush in 1999.
Survivors include her sons, Robert, and his wife Marjorie, of Brush, Albert of Palm Springs, CA; her granddaughter, Linda of Billings, MT; her sister, Bevah Starr of Brush; and nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and great-great-nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband and her brother, Lloyd Burrous.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, August 15, 2007, at 11:00 AM at the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 603 Custer Street in Brush. Inurnment will follow in the Brush Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial gifts be given to the Bethlehem Lutheran Church Bell Choir, Eben Ezer Lutheran Care Center or to the charity of choice.
Clarence Newton Burrous (1884 - 1951)
Emma M. Burrous (1883 - 1973)
Maudie Edna Burrous Fries (1907 - 2007)
Bevah E. Burrous Starr (1909 - 2011)*
Brush Memorial Cemetery
Created by: NE MO
Record added: Jan 19, 2012
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