Freeman, Elmer ~ Passed away suddenly as a result of an accident on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the age of 73 years. Beloved husband of Margaret (Martin) Freeman of Alma. Dear father of Dale and Gloria (Leis), Darcy and Sandi (Vale), Sheri and Merf (Merlyn) Bauman, all of Alma. Loved grandfather of Erin Freeman and fiancé Ray Blackburn, Alex Freeman and fiancé Racheal Reitzel, Nick, Melissa, Daphne and Mitchell Freeman, Josh, Jared, Jacob and Jonathan Bauman. Brother of Minerva Freeman of Floradale and Naomi Freeman of Listowel. Predeceased by a son Barry, a sister Lucinda and by his parents Irvin and Hannah (Bauman) Freeman. Elmer will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by his family, friends and neighbours. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Dreisinger Funeral Home, Elmira on Monday (today) from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Interment will take place in Bethel Mennonite Cemetery on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 followed by a Memorial Service at Bethel Mennonite Church, RR 1, Elora at 2 p.m. As expressions of sympathy, donations may be made to Mennonite Disaster Service or Mennonite Central Committee.
Visitation: At the funeral home on Monday, April 18th from 7-9 p.m. and on Tuesday, April 19th from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. ~ Interment: Bethel Mennonite Cemetery on Wednesday, April 20, 2011 followed by a Memorial Service at Bethel Mennonite Church, RR 1, Elora at 2 p.m. ~ Donations: Mennonite Disaster Service (6A-1325 Markham Rd Winnipeg , MB R3T 4J6) or Mennonite Central Committee (50 Kent Avenue, Kitchener, ON N2G 3R1 http://ontario.mcc.org/ Donate on-line or call toll free 1-800-313-6226 or local: 519-745-8458)
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.