Freeman Blessman


State Journal-Register, The (Springfield, IL) - March 25, 2002

BATH - Freeman C. Blessman, 91, of Bath died Sunday, March 24, 2002, at Havana Healthcare Center.

He was born March 29, 1910, in Bath, the son of George and Grace Sarff Blessman. He married Esther Ogden in 1929 in Virginia. He was preceded in death by a son, Russell.

Mr. Blessman, a retired farmer, was a member of Fairview Methodist Church in Bath, Mason County Farm Bureau, Chandlerville Lodge 724 AF&AM and BLK Optimist Club.

Survivors: wife, Esther; a son, Larry Blessman of Bath; a daughter, Evelyn (husband, Jim) Fletcher of Plainfield; three grandchildren; and a sister, Lora May (husband, Lloyd) Conklin of Havana.

Services: 2 p.m. Tuesday, Fairview United Methodist Church in Bath, the Rev. Terry Jones officiating. Burial: Fairview Cemetery in Bath.

Hurley Funeral Home in Havana is in charge of arrangements

Contributed by: Sherry McCullough


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