Kenneth Frey

Jul 10th, 1933 - Jun 14th, 2019


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Jun. 19th, 2019 11:00 AM ~ 1:00 PM


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Wed, Jun. 19th, 2019 1:00 PM


Maplewood Cemetery

Wed, Jun. 19th, 2019 2:00 PM

Kenneth Frey

Marion – Kenneth L. Frey, 84, of Marion, passed away on Friday, June 14, 2019 at 10:23 am at the VA Medical Center.

Kenneth was born July 10, 1933 in the Ordill area, the son of Dallas and Carrie (Bloodworth) Frey. He married Phyllis Radcliffe on February 23, 1957 in Marion and together they have shared over 62 years of marriage.

He was a carpenter.

Survivors include his:
Wife – Phyllis Frey of Marion
Son – Curtis and Kathy Frey of Marion
Son – Tim and Pam Frey of Marion
Daughter – Lori and Robert Watson of Elgin
11 Grandchildren:
Amber and Mike Kever, Crystal Knepler, Landon Frey, Olivia Frey, Brandon Crossan, Miranda Loucks, Amy Simmons, Kristina Robinson, Amanda and Travis Vickery, Jim Watson and Chuck Watson
Twelve great grandchildren;
Kate and Jackson Kever, Dustin Dotson, Colten Savant, Tayler and Kiley Issler, Eli Vickery, Lauren Baine, Tate and Addy Vickery, Asher and Silas Loucks
Brother – Eugene and Evelyn Frey of Marion
Brother – Herman and Norma Frey of Creal Springs

Preceded by his Parents, Son – Jason Frey, Brothers – Lester Throgmorton, Harry Throgmorton, Henry Frey and Sister – Ruth Chase.

Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Chris Cutsinger officiating. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery. Military rites will be presented by members of the Marion VFW Post #1301, American Legion Post #147 and National Guard Detail Unit. Visitation will be held from 11-1pm on Wednesday at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home.

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4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Veronica Hendrickson

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: June 15, 2019

    Love and prayers for all of you.

  • Guest: Terry stewart

    From: Marion , Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    Phyllis, I know what you are going thru. Kenneth is in Gods house now, and free of all ills. Now and days to come are rough, but I have found that talking to God , family, friends and especially to your husband, can get you thru the toughest of times. You are in my prayers. Love your sister terry.

  • Guest: Sandy and Larry Phipps

    From: Johnston City, Illinois

    Date: June 17, 2019

    Prayers and condolences for your family as Kenneth was a godly man. He is walking the streets of gold hand in hand with his Lord.

  • Guest: Lesa Adames

    From: Victoria , Texas

    Date: June 18, 2019

    Our thoughts and prayers are with each and every one of you. This is so heartbreaking! He lived a wonderful life! He is with the lord now and pain free! He was such a role model to everyone who came in contact with him. We will continue to pray for him and the family.
    Love Lesa Adames and family