FREESE, Mabel G. 1920-1992
FREESE, POPPEN, BROWER
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Date: 1/18/2016 at 07:52:58
Mabel Freese Services Held
Mabel G. Freese was born October 10, 1920 at Holland the daughter of Adam and Hattie Brower Poppen. She passed away Thursday, February 27 at Sartori Memorial Hospital in Cedar Falls having attained the age of 71 years, 4 months, and 17 days.
Mabel grew up in Grundy County, graduating from Grundy Center High School. She was united in marriage to Arthur Freese on February 18, 1942 at Pleasant Valley Reformed Church in Grundy County. She taught rural school in Grundy County for five years, then was employed at various jobs, including a homemaker service and nursing home. For 17 years she made draperies at her own shop, Mabel's Draperies, in Dike.
Mabel was a member of the Reformed Church of Stout. She taught Sunday School for 35 years in Pleasant Valley and Stout.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters, Grace Stahl, and Alida Dreesman.
Survivors include her husband Arthur; three daughters, Mary and husband Ralph Greenwood of Cedar Falls, Arlys and husband Martin Lauterbach of Clarksville, and Luann and husband Larry Alderks of Eagan, MN; four grandchildren, J. J. and Becky Jane Hoeppner, both of Cedar Falls, and Blaine Even and Derek Reed Alderks, both of Eagan, MN; four step-grandsons, Steven, Troy, Todd, and Scott Greenwood; one great-grandson, Blake Hoeppner; four step-great-grandchildren; and four sisters, Edna (Mrs. Peter) Hemmen of Aplington, Anna Thorne, Matilda (Mrs. Irvin) Dieken, and Harriett (Mrs. Elmer) Muller, all of Holland.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, February 29 at the Reformed Church of Stout at 11:00 a.m. with Pastor Don Ringnalda officiating.
Pallbearers were Roger Meester, Dave Munger, Butch Stohr, Vernon Tapper, Chuck Juel, and Gerald Droppert. Burial was in the Elmwood Cemetery in Dike.
The Dike Funeral Chapel was in charge of arrangements.
--The Grundy Register (Grundy Center, Iowa), 5 March 1992, pg 8
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