Florine G. Dryer, 89, of Appleton, WI, formerly of Park Falls, WI passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Appleton Medical Center, following a short illness. She was born July 6, 1925 in Green Bay, WI, the daughter of Daniel and Pearl Grandine. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison and graduated cum laude with a degree in Chemistry. Florine married William Dryer on August 27, 1949 and they spent 60 wonderful years together. Bill preceded her in death on July 12, 2010.
Florine enjoyed being a member of Eastern Star where she was a Past Worthy Matron and Past Secretary of the Park Falls Chapter. When she moved to the Fox Valley, she joined the Fidelity Chapter, where she held the chair of Martha for many years. She was also a member of White Shrine.
She is suvived by her three children; David (Bonnie) Dryer of Park Falls, Carol (Daniel) Reffke of Kaukauna, and William O. Dryer of Menomonee Falls; eight grandchildren, Christopher Dryer, Marcus Dryer, Jessica (Matt) Titel, Erin (Jeremy) Blajeski, Nicholas (Lyssa) Schmidt, Daniel (partner Jodie) Schmidt, Amber Dryer, and Andrew Dryer; and five great-grandchildren, Alexis, Edward, Mason, Chase and Emma. A sixth great-grandchild is expected to be born later this year.
A Memorial Service for Florine will be held on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Peace United Methodist Church in Kaukauna, WI. Committal will take place at Highland Memorial Park at a later date.