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Nettie Belle "Fraly"
1927 -

Obituary for Nettie Belle "Fraly" Dye

Nettie Belle "Fraly"  Dye
Nettie Belle Fraly-Virta-Dye, age 86 of Manistee, Michigan died Thursday evening April 17, 2014 at West Shore Medical Center.

Nettie was born November 14, 1927 in Melstrand, Michigan the daughter of Arthur, and Gladys (Smith) Fraly, and was the eldest of fifteen children. Nettie married Edward William Virta on September 21, 1946 in Munising, Michigan. She was employed at H.W. Jenks in Frankfort, Michigan for over 24 years before her retirement.

Nettie’s greatest joy in life was her family. She was pre-deceased by her siblings Mary, Donald, Violet, Jim, Arthur, Lawrence (Bones), Robert (Bob), Richard (Butch), Lou Ellen, Dawn, and Sharon. She was also preceded in passing by her sons Derryl Virta, and Edward Virta (who died in infancy); and Granddaughter Jody Lee Hamilton.

She is survived by her sister Nancy Barkley, and brothers Carl, and Timothy Fraly. Her son Donald Virta of Austin, Texas, daughter Sandra (and Terry) Hamilton of Manistee, Michigan. Nettie had 6 surviving grandchildren, Ronda Virta, Todd Virta, Valerie Virta, Donald (and Emily) Van Court, Toby Hamilton, and Lisa Michelle Hamilton. She had 5 great-grand children which were all her “Treasures”, Devin Scarbrough, Alexandria Hamilton, Ty Hamilton, Katherine Van Court, and Cory Van Court.

Nettie also had very special relationships with her niece Ruth (and Stephen) Dean, her nephew James (and Sandy) Ray, and niece Rebecca (and Kelly) Little. She is also survived by other nieces, nephews, and various other relatives too numerous to list that she loved all dearly.

Cremation has taken place, and her service will be held at the Gentleman’s Motorcycle Club of Manistee, the date, and time as yet undetermined. Forthcoming information regarding her memorial service will be posted on her personal book of memories page at

Please visit Nettie’s personal book of memories page at www.oakgrovefh to share a photo, or a memory with her loved ones.

The family has entrusted funeral arrangements to Oak Grove Funeral Home & Cremation Center in Manistee.

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