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Florence Freeburg

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Funeral services for Mrs. Florence Freeburg, 88, of Breman, Ga., formerly of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012, at Warner Chapel in Spencer. Rev. Matthew Winslow will officiate the service.

Burial will be at North Lawn Memorial Park in Spencer.

Mrs. Freeburg passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Haralson Nursing and Rehab in Breman.

Florence Maye Freeburg, the daughter of Earnest and Edna Myers Tuttle was born Aug. 1, 1923, in Greenville, Ia. After her mother passed away, Florence moved to Spencer, Ia. where she grew up and attended school.

Florence married Gus Jr. Freeburg on Jan. 31, 1942. They lived in Colorado for many years before moving to Omaha, Neb. for three years, until Gus passed away in 1977. Florence spent some time in Florida with her daughter, and then returned to Spencer, where she remained until December 2011, until moving to Florida and then Georgia with her daughters.

Florence was an avid Nascar fan and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a beloved mother, grandmother and friend and will be greatly missed by all.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; one son, Earnest Freeburg; and a great-granddaughter, Taylor McDowell.

Left to cherish her memory are her two daughters: Vickie Resene of Bremen, Ga. and Valarie (Buddy) Newby of Ocala, Fla.; one daughter-in-law, Marjorie Freeburg of Spencer, Ia.; 11 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; her best friends/cousins, Lillian and the Tuttle girls; other family members and many friends.

Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.