Date of death: 12/6/2021

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1968

Bernard was born March 2, 1941, to Glenn and Alice McGow and later adopted by Kenneth and Evelyn Frye. He was an employee of Stran Steel. Bernie was an avid collector and historian of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. He was a devoted Catholic. He was a turkey and we’re not (inside joke).

Preceded in death by his parents; brothers and sisters; grandson, Anthony Jacobs. Survived by his loving, caring, and devoted wife Myrthel; sister Edna Helms (Jim); sister-in-law Edith; children Lester Frye (Mykieu), Gretchen Gallion (John), Theresa Kane, Aimee Jacobs (Clay), Jessica Brady (James), Cheryl Garrett (Cory), Elizabeth Meny (Matt), Heidi Leonard (Riley); grandchildren: Aliesha Jacobs, Alec Jacobs, Rie Stevens (James), Sarah Luedke (Josh), Julianna Gallion, Tristan Luedke, John Charles Gallion (Madison), Joanna Frye, Ken, Melina, and Alexander; great-grandchildren: Jaylee Meny, Ella Plunkett, Jesse Meny, Lillian Roberts and Keaton Gallion. He also has several nephews.