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Louise Freeman

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[July 02, 2008]  Louise Freeman, 89, formerly of rural McLean, died Monday, June 30, 2008, at 3:20 p.m. at Christian Village Nursing Home in Lincoln.

Mrs. Freeman's funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Waynesville United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Andy Maxwell officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Quiram-Peasley Funeral Home in Atlanta and from 10 a.m. until the service time at the church on Thursday.

Burial will be in Union Cemetery in Waynesville.

Mrs. Freeman and her late husband were dairy farmers at McLean. She had also worked at Owen Nursery in Bloomington and taught at Fairview School.

She was born July 19, 1918, in rural McLean to Henry P. and Gladys V. Williams Finfrock. She married Daniel D. Freeman on March 22, 1941, in Waynesville. He preceded her in death on July 30, 1995.

She is survived by her children, Leonard (and Linda) Freeman of Palatka, Fla., Gary (and Ruth) Freeman of Lincoln and Bonnie (and Paul) Plebanek of Homer Glen; eight grandchildren, Betsy Freeman, Noah (and Jennifer) Freeman, Lindsey (and Jeff) Kerr, Adam (and Jenny) Freeman, Allison Plebanek, Michael Plebanek, Daniel Plebanek and Courtney Plebanek; and three great-grandchildren, Gabriel Freeman, Nathan Freeman and Jordan Freeman Kerr.

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She was a member of the Waynesville United Methodist Church and the Waynesville Woman's Club.

She graduated from the Waynesville High School and attended Illinois State Normal University, where she received her teaching certificate.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Waynesville United Methodist Church.

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