Obit: Freedlund, Lois E. (1919 - 1999)

Contact: Crystal Wendt

Surnames: Freedlund, Blomquist, Carlson, Buckman, Bradtke, Sobeck, Keller

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark County, Wis.) 11 Aug. 1999; Page 13

Freedlund, Lois E. (21 May 1919 - 2 Aug, 1999)

Lois E. Freedlund, 80, of N789 Cty. Hwy. Z, Town of Sherwood, Clark County, died at 10:13 p.m., Monday, Aug. 2, 1999 at St. Joseph’s Hospital Marshfield from a sudden severe stroke.

Funeral service were held at 1 p.m., Friday, Aug. 6, 1999 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Town of Sherwood. Officiants were the Rev. Robert, Buckman, Rev. E. T. Keller, Rev. T. P. Bradtke, and Rev. Dave Sobeck. Burial was in the Town of Sherwood Cemetery, with nephews serving as pallbearers. Visitation was from 7-9 p.m., Thursday at the Buchanan Funeral Home, Pittsville and from 12-1 P.m. on Friday at the Church.

Lois was born May 21, 1919 in Rockford, Ill to Harry and Teckla (Blomquist) Carlson. She received her education in Rockford graduating from Rockford High School. She married Chester R. Freedlund April 22, 1942 in Rockford, Ill. He died may 8, 1990. They farmed in the Town of Sherwood. She was Town Clerk for the Town of Sherwood for 14 years. Lois was a member of the local sewing club, she taught piano lessons for many years, she worked as a volunteer for the Hospice program at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Sunday School teacher, and a member of the Ladies Aid. She also served faithfully as the church organist for the past 40 years. She was a fraternal communicator for Lutheran Brotherhood-Branch 8704, Wisconsin Rapids.

She is survived by one son, Philip (Barbara) Freedlund, and one daughter, Joan, both the Town of Sherwood. She is further survived by a granddaughter, Kristin Freedlund.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one brother.

Memorials may be designated at St. Joseph’s Hospice Program or to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.

Buchanan Funeral Home, Pittsville, assisted the family with arrangements. 



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