Laura Mae Freeman
May 24, 1927 - July 19, 2020
A Celebration of Life Service at the Hale First United Mehtodist Church will be announced and held at a later date.
Laura Mae Freeman, age 93 of Hale, passed away peacefully at Hale Creek Manor.
She is survived by her beloved husband; Thomas. Loving children; Sherry (Daniel) Ross of Greenville, Michigan and Gary (Anne) Freeman of Oscoda, Michigan. Grandchildren; Kerry (Gene) Garza, Krista (Keith) Burkeen, Eric (Leslie) Freeman. Step-Grandson; Gilbert McCann II. Great-Grandchildren; Chad Burkeen, Lauren Burkeen, Peyton Freeman, Mia Freeman, Olivia Garza and Charlotte Garza. Step-Great-Grandchildren; Lily McCann and Olivia McCann. Many nieces and nephews also survive.
Mrs. Freeman was preceded in death by her Father; Elmer E. Walker and Mother; Mary E. (McLeod) Walker. Parents-In-Law; Roy and Nina Freeman. Sisters; Eileen (Don) Howe and Francis (Stan) Weaver. Brother-In-Law; Neil Freeman and Sister-In-Law’s; Norma Stanley and Mary Lou Loeffler.
Laura graduated from Hurley Hospital Nursing School in 1948 and began her career as a Registered Nurse in addition to being a Surgical Nurse. She enjoyed reading, gardening, volunteering and was a member of the Hurley Hospital Nursing Alumni Association and the Hale First United Methodist Church.
Per her wishes, Laura’s body has been donated to the University of Michigan to advance medical studies. A Celebration of Life service will be announced and held at a future date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Laura to Hale First United Methodist Church, Heartland Hospice or the Salvation Army.