Passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at Sakura House, a hospice in Woodstock, at the age of 92. Dear father of Dorothy Sittler of Windsor, Beatrice (Arlen) Laro of Drumbo, Willy Freeman (Beth Wink) of Cambridge, Bob (Mayi) Freeman of Surrey, BC, Florence (Paul) Geisel of Wallenstein, Mildred Freeman Rieder (David Rieder), Omar Freeman, all of Elmira, Eleanor Freeman, and Lorraine Ziegler of St. Agatha. Loved grandfather of 15 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Survived by brother Leonard Freeman, sister Alice Martin, and sister-in-law Lydia Freeman. Will be missed by his special friend Ruth Mutch. Predeceased by his parents Addison and Selina (Bauman) Freeman, three brothers and two sisters. Public visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 from 1-3 p.m. at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, 62 Arthur St. S., Elmira. Funeral service for close friends and relatives will follow at 3 p.m. in the chapel. Interment in Elmira Mennonite Cemetery. As expressions of sympathy, donations to Sakura House would be appreciated.
Established in 1905 by Christian Dreisinger, the Dreisinger Funeral Home has been committed to serving Elmira and surrounding area with the care and attention only an independent family funeral home can provide.