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Virginia May (Bowers) Freed

September 3, 1933 ~ June 10, 2018 (age 84)

Auburn – Virginia May Freed, 84 of Auburn and formerly of Waterloo died Sunday, June 10, 2018 at DeKalb Health in Auburn. She was born in DeKalb County on September 3, 1933 to Winn C. and Helen (Jennings) Bowers. She was a graduate of Waterloo High School. Virginia worked at the Waterloo Dairy while in High School, was the secretary and bookkeeper for Everett Freed and Sons Construction for many years. She also worked for Dr. B.R. Graber and Dr. Wm B. Hughes at the Waterloo Medical Clinic. She was a member of the Never Idle Extension Club for fifty years. She was a member of Fairview Missionary Church of Angola, baptized into the Christian Faith at the age of eleven. She was a member of the Red Hats Group, Relay for Life and a Breast Cancer Survivor. Virginia married Everett L Freed on November 24, 1951 and he passed away February 28, 2014. Surviving are 3 children, Kathy Freed Yeager of Villa Hills, KY, James Everett (Deb Scott) Freed of Waterloo and Keith (Tammie) Freed of Butler; 7 grandchildren, Shelley Albers of Crested Butte, CO, Jodi (Brian) Cox of Waterloo, Kimberly (Timothy) Amyot of Charlotte, NC, Mandy (Todd) Dale of Butler, Laura (Justin) Glaser of Auburn, Tori (Ryan) Cline of Butler and Brodie (Lisa) Freed; 13 great grandchildren, Michael Gangloff, Addison Freed, Emery Cox, Lola Cox, Paisley Cox, Kayden Dale, Jaxson Dale, Keen Glaser, Kora Glaser, Lilli Cline, Cutter Cline, Piearce Cline, Lila Quinn Freed and a baby boy due in July; a brother and 2 sister in laws, Loren ”Chub” and Mable Bowers of California and Dorothy Ankey of Florida and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband of 62 years Everett, a son in law, David Yeager, 3 brothers, Leon Bowers, Alan Bowers and Lyle Bowers and 2 sisters in laws, Katherine Bowers and Margot Bowers. Services will be 11 am Friday June 15, 2018 at Feller and Clark Funeral Home, 875 South Wayne Street, Waterloo with Rev Phillip Imler officiating. Burial will follow the service in Hamilton Cemetery, Hamilton, IN. Calling is Thursday from 2 to 5 and 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home. Memorials can be given to Olivia Stoy’s cancer fight in memory of Virginia Freed, great grandmother of childhood cancer survivor Michael Gangloff. Checks can be made to the fund raiser; Liv it up, P.O. Box 22, Pleasant Lake, IN 46779. To send condolences visit

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