Clipped From Lead Daily Call
Freeman Funeral Rites Are Held Funeral services were held last Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at Elm Springs for the late John Free man, of Lead, whose death came at his home last Friday after a long ailment. The body was taken from Lead to Elm Springs, where W. E. Bishop officiated at the last rites, and where interment was made. John Freeman was born in Lay- Lay- port, la., on March 27, 1851. On April 9, 1870, he was married to Sarah Caudle at Omaha, Neb. To this union were born six children. The four now living are Mrs. Venila Bowman, of Elm Springs; Mrs. Lars Neshelm, of Rapid City; Harvey Freeman, of White Lake, and Roy Freeman, of Lead. The Free mans came to Elm Springs in the spring of 1892 and remained there until 1906 at which time, because of drought, they returned to Norfolk, Neb. About ten years ago they returned to Elm Springs and lived there until they moved to Lead about two years ago to make their home with their young est son, Roy, and his family. Mr. Freeman was 82 years of age at the time of his death. He leaves his wife and four chil dren; three brothers. Will. Royal and Lum, all of Norfolk, Neb., and a number of grand and great grand children.