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Rita L. (Singleton) Freese

Born: Sun., Nov. 3, 1935
Died: Tue., May 11, 2021


1:30 PM to 3:30 PM, Sat., May 15, 2021
Location: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Celebration of Life

3:30 PM Sat., May 15, 2021

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  Rita L. (Singleton) Freese, 85, passed away on Tuesday, May 11th at The Center for Hospice Care, with her loving family by her side.

  Rita was born in North Liberty, IN on November 3, 1935 to the late Emery O. and Bernardina M. (Wesolek) Singleton.

  On April 16, 1955 in Walkerton, IN she married Jerry W. Freese. Jerry passed away on May 14, 2019.

  Rita is survived by her daughters, Annette M. Freese, Susan M. Sack, both of South Bend, granddaughter, Emily C. Sack of Mishawaka and sister, Monica McCrum of Bass Lake, IN. She was preceded in death by her parents. husband, Jerry, brother, John E. Singleton and son-in-law, Steve Sack.

  Rita was a homemaker and enjoyed every minute, with friends and family. She was very active in the Women’s Circle and the church council at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

  In lieu of flowers, the family would like memorial contributions be made in Rita’s name to the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1021 Manchester Drive, South Bend, IN 46628.

  Visitation for Rita will be on Saturday, May 15th from 1:30 P.M. until 3:30 P.M. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church located at 1021 Manchester Drive, South Bend, IN. The funeral service will follow at the church at 3:30 P.M. with Rev. Kenneth Peterson officiating. Cremation will follow the service.

  HANLEY and Sons Funeral Home and Cremation Services, handled the arrangements and extends its deepest sympathy and heartfelt prayers to Rita’s family and friends.

  Condolences may be expressed at: www.hanleyandsonsfuneralhomes.com

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Anne M Mallett
   Posted Thu May 13, 2021
Dale and I were so sorry to hear about Rita's death. We have many happy memories of the times we spent with both Rita and Jerry. We are sorry that we will not be able to pay our respects in person on Saturday.

Bill and Helen Doan
   Posted Fri May 14, 2021
Sincere condolances to Rita's entire family. I (Bill) have known Rita my whole life. She will certainly be missed by all. May she rest in peace.

Alice Miller
   Posted Thu May 20, 2021
I'm so sorry that I didn't make it to the funeral I think every time I play, "Bread of Life" Dave and Alice Miller

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