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Monica L. Fries

July 26, 1956 - December 27, 2020

Jessica would like to thank the nurses and staff at Grace Hospice of Kalamazoo for their care and support, of mom, during the last couple of months.  Please feel free to leave a condolence message for Monica’s family.

Monica Fries, 64, of Three Rivers, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at home. Monica was born to Robert and Waltraud (Kullmann) Fries, on July 26, 1956 in Fort Wayne, IN. In her younger years, Monica enjoyed traveling. She spent 3 years with her family in Germany as well as traveling to many places in the U.S. Monica had many hobbies, such as spending time outside in her yard, traveling up north and down south to see family and friends, and most importantly spending time with her daughters, Jessie and Steph-Annie, her grandchildren and her furry sidekicks. Monica has been a lifetime member of The New Apostolic Church, where she was involved in the choir and doing flower arrangements for services. Even after she was no longer able to make it for services, she made sure to watch the online services that were available. Monica was preceded in death by her parents, significant other Tom McWatters, Vickey Kimmer, Mother of her heart, many extended family members, and many beloved animals. Monica is survived by her daughters; Jessica McWatters of Three Rivers: Steph-Annie King of Battle Creek, Grandchildren Mallorrie Stanfill, Roger Stanfill, and Lucrezia Miller all of Battle Creek,  Megan McWatters of Centreville, and Fur Grandchildren, Teddy, Sofee, and Zoee, of Three Rivers:. Brothers: Frank (Judy) Fries of Constantine; Mark (Jan) Fries of Three Rivers; Gordon (Laura) Fries of Portage; Clark (Anne) Fries of Constantine; Paul (Becky) Fries of Vine Grove, KY; Steve (Shannon) Fries of Holt; Sister: Carol (Steven) Kern of Fayetteville, NC. Robert Kimmer, Emmy Kimmer, and Bert (Sara) Kimmer, father, sister, and brother of her heart. Along with many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, extended family, and adopted children and grandchildren.