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Jerrold (Jerry) W. Freese

Born: Sat., Aug. 27, 1932
Died: Tue., May 14, 2019


1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sat., May 18, 2019
Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Funeral Service

3:00 PM Sat., May 18, 2019
Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

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   Jerrold (Jerry) W. Freese, 86, of South Bend, IN passed away on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at The Center for Hospice, with his loving family by his side.

  Jerry was born in Hammond, IN on August 27, 1932, to the late Walter F. and Evelyn C. (Brannock) Freese.

  On April 16, 1955, in Walkerton, IN he married Rita L. Singleton. Rita survives along with their daughters, Annette M. Freese and Susan M. (Steve) Sack, granddaughter, Emily C. Sack all of South Bend. Jerry was proceeded in death by his brother, Donald G. Freese.

  Jerry proudly serviced in the United States Coast Guard. He was a member of the American Legion Post #365, North Liberty, IN.

  Jerry retired from Amtrak in 1994, after 22 years of service, as a Manager-Telecommunications. He also had 21 years with the New York Central Railroad and Penn Central Railroad, prior to working at Amtrak.After railroad retirement, Jerry’s second career was with Enterprise Leasing for 21 years. Jerry and Rita have resided in the Michiana area since 1992.

   Please, in lieu of flowers, make memorial contributions, in Jerry’s name, to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1021 Manchester Drive, South Bend, IN 46628

   Visitation will be on Saturday, May 18th,, 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1021 Manchester Drive, South Bend, IN. Funeral Service for Jerry will begin at 3:00 P.M. at the church, with Pastor Jeff Zell, officiating.

  The HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home “Southwest Chapel” handled arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Jerry’s family.

  Condolences maybe expressed at our website: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com

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Delinda Lahti-Schenker
   Posted Thu May 16, 2019
So very sorry for your loss Annette. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

   Posted Thu May 30, 2019
May your precious memories always be cherished and the wonderful times spent together bring much happy thoughts. May Gods loyal love give you the comfort you need at this sorrowful time and also give you the strength to carry on. Psalms 119:76.

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