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Frank Freas

August 4, 1936 August 11, 2022
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FRANK FREAS, 86, of Goshen, IN, formerly of Morrison, IL, died Thursday, August 11, 2022, at Goshen Hospital in Goshen.

His funeral service will be held at 10:30 AM on Friday, August 19, 2022, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home with Rev. Luke Schouten, Pastor of Emmanuel Church in Morrison, IL, officiating. A visitation will be held from 4:00 to 7:00 PM on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at the Morrison Chapel of the Bosma-Renkes Funeral Home. Interment will be at Grove Hill Cemetery in Morrison. Memorials have been established to the Gideons and St. Jude’s Children Hospital.

Frank was born August 4, 1936, in Rock Falls, IL to Wayne and Beulah (Blair) Freas. He was educated in Emerson School, Sterling High School and Sauk Valley Community College in Dixon, IL. He left home after 8th grade and lived and worked with four different families. Frank joined the United States Air Force in December 1957 and was honorably discharged as Airman 1st Class in May of 1962. He married Marilyn J. Hook - Wolf on July 18, 1965, in Morrison, IL. She died May 23, 2014. He later married Carolyn J. LeFevre November 2015, in Erie, IL. He was employed at General Electric in Morrison for 34 years. Frank was a member of Emmanuel Reformed church in Morrison and was currently a member of the Clinton Frame Church in Goshen, IN. He was an antique car enthusiast, especially the Ford Falcon and was a member of the ILLOWA Antique Car Club in Clinton, IA. He was an avid fisherman and he enjoyed traveling and spending time with family.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn; his children, Ken (Rita) Wolf, Rick (Cindy) Wolf, Dan (Dianna) Wolf , Dennis (Jennifer) LeFevre, Marcia (Stacey Zavesky) Friesen, Karen (Calvin) Swartzendruber and Ron (Patrice) LeFevre; grandchildren, Mike (Carolyne) Wolf, Matt (Samantha) Wolf, Erin (Matt) Burkholder, Kelly (Donnie) Sorah, Dana (Emily) Wolf, Ryan (Erica) Doetsch, Curtis (Melissa) Doetsch, Jennifer (Matt) Phoeniz, Kaedi (Jesse) Baer, Keegan (Alex) LeFevre, Blake Friesen, Jacey (Lexi) Friesen, Logan (Renee) Swartzendruder, Madison Swartzendruder, Michaela Swartzendruder, Emily Swartzendruder, Noah LeFevre, Meredith LeFevre and Collen LeFevre; thirteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Illa Hay and Lois (Ken) Heerdt; one brother, Lyle (Patricia) Freas.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Marilyn; one daughter Jackie LeFevre; one grandson, Aaron Wolf; one great-grandson, Ethan Wolf; one sister, Alice Schmitt; four brothers, Glenn, Robert, Keith, and George Freas.

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Visitation

Thursday

18

Aug

4:00 PM 8/18/2022 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/18/2022 7:00:00 PM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Service

Friday

19

Aug

10:30 AM 8/19/2022 10:30:00 AM
Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel

404 Lincolnway East
Morrison, IL 61270

Bosma-Renkes - Morrison Chapel
404 Lincolnway East Morrison 61270 IL
United States

Memorial Contribution

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105

Gideons

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