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Obituary for Eugene Freese

Eugene Freese
Eugene "Gene" Curtis Freese, age 77, of Harriman, passed away on Thursday, April 6, 2017 at Turkey Creek Medical Center. He​ was​ born October 12, 1939 in Bluffton, I​ndiana​. Gene served his country proudly in the United States Army receiving the Good Conduct Medal, Sharpshooter Badge and the Expert Rifle Badge. After his time in the military he graduated with a Bachelor's ​degree from Purdue University. Gene w​ent​ on to serve on the Westville, I​ndiana​ Town Council from 1988 - 1996 and was also an active member of the Lions Club and the American Legion. He was employed for over 22 years with NIPSCO as a human resources director. Gene loved his family and will be sorely missed by all who knew him. He is preceded in death by his parents, Curtis and Jeanette Freese.

SURVIVORS

Wife
Sally Dunn Freese of Harriman

Children
Amanda Miranda of Harriman
Scott A. Freese of LaPorte, IN
Laurie McAlpine of LaPorte, IN

Sister
Sharon Freese of LaPorte, IN

Grandchildren
Nolan Holly, Zachary Freese, William (BJ) Panos, Ryan Panos

Great-Granddaughter
Molly Panos

A host of extended family and special friends

Funeral Service will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the East Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Rotunda with Rev. Randy Griffis and Rev. Kara Foster officiating. Interment will follow, with full military honors by The Volunteer State Veterans Honor Guard. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of these arrangements.
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