Bernard Freeman


Bernard (Sandy) Freeman, 88, of Medora, passed away Saturday at the Lutheran Community Home in Seymour following a brief illness. Born on March 9, 1928, to Urby Freeman and Olean (Shelton) Freeman in Carr Township, he attended school in Medora and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean Conflict. He was married to the late Carolyn (Trueblood) Freeman of Medora from 1950 until her death in 1976 and worked as a brick layer and cement mason for Report & Mundt Construction (28 years) and American Precast Concrete (20 years).

Father of the late William Freeman and Dorothy Freeman of Maine, Sandy has two grandsons, Will Freeman of Atlanta and Scott Freeman of Columbus, and two great-grandchildren, Conner and Carli Freeman of Columbus.

Raised on a farm with his parents and five brothers, Sandy enjoyed a life-long love of the outdoors, fishing, hunting and farming. He was preceded in death by brothers, Harry of Columbus, Ralph of Brownstown and Glenn of Medora.

He is survived by brothers, Ray of Seymour and Bob of Medora, as well as, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grand-nephews.

He was a member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Medora, Indiana.

The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Medora, Indiana, with the Rev. Jack Belk officiating. Burial will be in White River Valley Cemetery, Medora, Indiana. Graveside military rites will be handled by the American Legion, VFW and Veterans of Vietnam of Seymour. Calling will be from 10 a.m. until service time Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at the church.

Arrangements handled by Hague Funeral Home, Medora, Indiana.