Lana Kay Frye

lana frye

Lana Kay Frye, age 51, of West Fargo,North Dakota, formerly of Millington and Flint Michigan, passed away Sunday, June 26, 2022, at Sanford Hospital. A Life Celebration will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2022, in Michigan at Flushing County Park. A private burial will be held on July 11, 2022, at Flint Memorial Park. The family will receive visitors on Saturday, July 9th from 1PM until 5PM with a ceremony conducted at 1:30. In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Lana’s favorite charities; the Humane Society or Breast Cancer Research.

Lana was born December 16, 1970, in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Tommy and Laurali (Dunbar) Frye. She attended Millington and Flint High Schools. After meeting her husband (soul mate) Jack Christopher online, Lana moved to North Dakota in 2003. Jack and Lana were to celebrate their 20th wedding anniversary next year.

Lana was the kindest soul; she hated to see anyone hurting. She loved to read, write poems, study the Bible and travel. Jack, Lana and their fur baby Harley traveled all over this great country. Going to many state and national parks and many point of interests, as well as 175 ‘DDD’ restaurants. She even met Guy Fieri at Nye’s Polonaise Room, and Gwen Stefani in Las Vegas. Even though Lana was in a wheelchair Jack made sure Lana could go wherever she wanted to see the beauty of this country. One of her lifelong goals was to pass her GED, she had been studying diligently and was prepared to take the test this year.

Surviving: Husband of 19 years Jack Christopher; Siblings: Laura (Mike) Kiggins, Thomas (Teresa) Frye, Tracey (Steve) Rider, Angela Frye; Nieces and Nephews: Michelle (Jason) Webb, Casey (Jennifer) Brock, Jenna Brander, Anthony Brander. Heather (Jimmy) Sands, Eric Sands, Adam (Brittany) Rider, Megan (Ryan) Garrett; Great Nieces and Nephews: Michael, Cheyenne (Daniel) Bowden, Johnmark, Casey Jr, Luca, Ellie, Azaria, Amira, Ayden, Keegan, Ethan, Chloe, Elijah and Annistyn; Mother-in-law: Nancy (John) Hillerud; Sister-in-law: Kay (Bill) Duckworth.

She is preceded in passing by her parents Tommy and Laurali Frye and her beloved pug Harley Davidson.

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  1. May the Lord Bless thee, and keep thee. May the Lord make his face shine upon thee and his gracious unto thee. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon thee, and give thee Peace.

  2. Lana was a nice sweet kind person. She was a member of our church. She had the sweetest smile, she will be gteatly missed.
    Dr Paul anf Pastor Shields

  3. My dear, funny, sweet sis-in-law. I will so miss your and Jack’s trips down to visit. We always had the best time! I will continue to volunteer at Wayside Waifs rescuing animals in your honor.

  4. Lana you touched my heart. I loved your infectious smile & how you loved life & really never let anything get you down. I know you are still smiling & I know one day I will meet you face to face.

  5. Tom Teresa snd family so sorry for your loss prayers and hugs for you all Rest In Peace sweet girl it seems you lived life to the fullest rest easy in heaven love Ron and Debbie

  6. You were an amazing woman and will be missed dearly. I loved watching your facebook adventures. So full of life and gone way too soon. Condolences to Jack Christopher and to Lana’s family.

  7. We want to extend our sincere condolences on the passing of Lana!! Never met Lana but knowing her through your posts on Facebook Jack!! The Love shown between the two of you!! May God encircle you all now and in the upcoming days with his unending Love, Guidance and Strength!! 🙏🙏🙏

  8. You will be soooo missed in this lifetime Lana! Please keep watching over Jack and give him peace knowing that your love filled his life and will continue to do so

  9. Lana will never be forgotten. She was the sweetest soul, always so brave with a big smile on her face. Gone too soon, always missed and loved.

    Marijke Discart

  10. I will miss her greatly. We would text often. So sorry to learn of her passing. Prayers for her family and friends.

  11. Lana I only knew you through Facebook, you were so kind and loving, I will never forget you or Harley, I cried so hard when he passed and when I read about you I couldn’t stop crying. You are now pain free and a new body in the beautiful gardens in Heaven. So sorry Jack, you are a wonderful person

  12. I never met Lana in person. Was a big inspiration and will miss seeing the adventures. You will be missed tremendously. Comfort to family and friends.

  13. Lana, You were so brave, I loved you like a sister, you were very special to me, you cared about me losing my husband and you were fighting your own battle. You are in a beautiful place , Heaven, God has a beautiful person. I will always remember your kind words, I will miss you my sister, I will always love ❤️ you. RIP

  14. Hello Lana, I know you won’t be able to read this but I do hope you hear it from my heart. I am going to miss you. I re-read our convo and I am amazed by your kindness. We did not meet personally but you considered me as your friend and I am truly thankful for that. No more pain Lana, smile and play with Harley now, you are going to be missed very much. Love you, friend.

  15. I met Lana on Facebook and sent her a message to become friends because we both had pugs. She was the sweetest and nicest person I’ve ever come across on Facebook and always positive when faced with hospital stays. I was so sad to hear of her passing. R.I.P. Lana you are deeply missed.

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