Edward Freeman, Milton, WI (1925 - 2012)
July 12, 1925 - October 25, 2012
Edward Freeman, 87, of Milton, passed away at Rock Haven of Lewy Body Dementia disease, on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012, with his beloved family at his side. Edward was born in Johnstown Township on July 12, 1925, to Edward and Laura (Mepham) Freeman. Eddie met Norma Jean (Jeanie) Jennings at a ballroom dance in 1945, in Whitewater, and they were married on June 14, 1947, in the Milton Jct. Methodist Church. They happily raised their two children and dairy farmed in Bradford Township and Milton Township. He was honored for being a 50 year member of the Associated Milk Producers, Inc. He was a member of the First Congregational Church of Milton. Eddie enjoyed dancing, fishing, card games and many enjoyable winters in Florida.
Edward is survived by his wife, Jeanie; his daughter, Penny (Doug) Moore of Edgerton, WI; his son, Gary Freeman of Whitewater, WI; his grandchildren: Chris (Janelle) Moore, Lori Moore, Kelly Freeman and Jennifer (Daniel) Marzu; his great-grandchildren: Chelsea (fiancé Justin Phillips) Moore, Brody Freeman, Kendyl Freeman and Micky Marzu; and his great-great-grandchild, Layton Phillips. He also survived by his sisters, Edna Roe and Doris Balas; brothers-in-law: Harold (Helen) Jennings, Paul (Jo Ann) Jennings, Harold Meyer; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents; and his sisters: Jo Kniebush, Bessie Ober and Hazel Carlson.
A celebration of life will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012, at the FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH in Milton, with Rev. Herbert Saunders officiating. Burial will follow at Milton Lawns Memorial Park Chapel immediately following the service. Visitation will be held on Monday from 10 until 11 a.m. at the CHURCH. Memorials may be given to the First Congregational Church of Milton or The Gathering Place of Milton. ALBRECHT FUNERAL HOMES AND CREMATION SERVICES is assisting the family.
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Though your smile is gone forever, and your hand I cannot touch, I still have many memories of the one I loved so much. Your memory is my keepsake, with which I’ll never part. God has you in His keeping, I have you in my heart.
A very special thank you to all of the angels at Rock Haven who gave their tender loving care over the past three years.