Leta M. Freeman
Leta M. Freeman, age 91, died August 6, 2011, at the Lone Tree Retirement Center, Meade. She was born September 4, 1919, in Hesston, Kansas, the daughter of John Ortho and Nellie (Nelson) Lewellen.
She was a longtime resident of the Kingsdown area and was a retired nurses aide with the Bucklin Hospital District. She was a member of the Kingsdown Presbyterian Church and the American Legion Auxilliary.
On April 8, 1945, she married Leslie G. Freeman. He preceded her in death on December 18, 1994.
She is survived by: 2 sons, Gilbert Freeman and wife, Carla, of Meade, and Bill Freeman and wife, Susan, of Greensburg; 1 daughter, Barbara Long and husband, Lloyd, of Bucklin; 11 grandchildren and 20 great grandchildren.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and 2 brothers, Lawrence and Clifford Lewellen.
Graveside Services were held at 2 pm on Tuesday, August 9, 2011, at the Ford, Kansas Cemetery with Rev. Rick Jones officiating.
The family welcomes memorials to the Ford County Humane Society in care of Minnis Mortuary, PO Box 516, Bucklin, KS 67834.