Warren I. Freeman, age 94, of Spring Valley, Minn., passed away Friday, October 19, 2018, at Spring Valley Living.
Warren I. Freeman was born August 13, 1924, in Spring Valley, Minn., to Wayland and Adelia (Brehmer) Freeman. He attended Spring Valley Schools and graduated in 1942. Warren was co-owner of Freeman Brothers and Son Construction, which helped on the construction of the Alcan Highway from the continental U.S. through Canada to Alaska. Warren served in the Merchant Marines Military Branch during WWII. He was united in marriage to Eileen Kirkland in 1952 in Spring Valley, Minn. They had two children, Jeffry and Marsha.
Warren was a lifelong farmer, he enjoyed fishing The Mississippi River and many different lakes in Minnesota. He was very creative and enjoyed building many different items including a boat and a crane for his tractor.
He is survived by his wife Eileen Freeman of Spring Valley, and his son Jeffry Freeman of Spring Valley, a son-in-law, Curt Thompson of White Horse, Yukon Territory; two grandchildren and four great-grandchildren: Reid (Julia) Thompson and their children Riley and Caleb, and Ross (A.J.) Thompson and their children Nora and Del; and a nephew, Daniel (Vicki) Freeman of Golden Valley. He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Marsha, a brother, Darrell; and sister-in-law June Freeman.
Memorial services will be 11 a.m. Saturday, November 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Spring Valley, with Pastor Betsy Dartt officiating. Burial of the cremated remains will take place at Midway Cemetery in rural Spring Valley following the service.
Condolences may be left at www.Hindtfuneralhomes.com.