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John Wayne Frey

July 26, 1942 June 22, 2018
John Wayne Frey
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Obituary for John Wayne Frey

John Wayne Frey, 75, of Berrien Springs, died Friday, June 22, 2018, at his home, after several years battling Alzheimer’s. With his family by his side, he passed peacefully from this life into everlasting life, and into the unveiled presence of his Heavenly Father.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 29, at Mapleview Free Methodist Church, 1831 Niles-Buchanan Road, Niles, Michigan, where John was an active member and a faithful follower of Christ. Pastor Greg Rensberry will officiate. Burial will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Berrien Springs. Friends are invited to visit from 6–8 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Allred Funeral Home, Berrien Springs, and also from 10–11 a.m. Friday at the church. Online messages may be left for the family at Memorials may be made to Free Methodist Church USA, 770 N. High School Road, Indianapolis, IN 46214, or online at and select Memorials. The family is encouraging those attending the services to wear colorful apparel to celebrate John’s Home-going.

John was born July 26, 1942, in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Wayne Lee and Clara Elva (Paolini) Frey. He earned his Associate’s degree, plus an additional two years at Ohio State where he studied metallurgical engineering. John had a life-long love of music, books, math and science, especially astronomy. He resided in Berrien Springs, Michgian, for the past 46 years, coming from Columbus.

Survivors include his wife, Janet Louise Foy Frey, MD, and their family: Joy Ellen Frey (Adam Troy) McDaniel and their children: Michael Spencer McDaniel and his fiancee’ Mercedes Rederick, and Jeffrey Scott McDaniel; Jeanette Elizabeth Frey (Donald Ray) Isaac; Judith Elaine Frey; Joann Louise Frey (Jose Luis) Carrillo and their children: Louisa Francisca, Giovanni Elias, and Hanna Yamilet Carrillo; James Wayne Frey and his wife Soñia Paniagua Nuñez; John Paul (Chandra Joy Kitchen) Frey; Jill Marie Frey; and his brother, G. Theodore “Ted” Frey.

John was preceded in death by his and Jan’s unborn child; his parents, Wayne and Clara; and a brother, Stanley August Frey.

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6:00 PM 6/28/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/28/2018 8:00:00 PM
Allred Funeral Home

212 South Main Street
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Also 10-11 a.m. Friday at the church

Allred Funeral Home
212 South Main Street Berrien Springs 49103 MI
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 6/29/2018 11:00:00 AM
Mapleview Free Methodist Church

1831 Niles-Buchanan Road
Niles, MI 49120

Mapleview Free Methodist Church
1831 Niles-Buchanan Road Niles 49120 MI
United States

Cemetery Details


Rose Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rose Hill Road
Berrien Springs, MI 49103

Rose Hill Road Berrien Springs 49103 MI
United States

Memorial Contribution

Free Methodist Church USA

770 N. High School Road Indianapolis, IN 46214 Online:, select Memorials

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