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Chester Henry Freese
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Birth: Oct. 16, 1916
Jefferson County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jan. 17, 1991
St. Francois County
Missouri, USA

Chester Henry Freese was born October 16, 1916, in Plattin Township, Jefferson County, Missouri, the son of Chester Henry Jr., and Anna Elizabeth Hagberg Freese. On October 28, 1945, in Jefferson County, he married Betty Allen Sheets, daughter of Roy Emmett and Ollie Mae Womack Sheets. They were the parents of 5 sons and 1 daughter. Chester passed away January 17, 1991, in Farmington, St. Francois County, Missouri, and was buried on the 19th in Doe Run Cemetery, Festus, Jefferson County, Missouri.

From the Jefferson Democrat of March 2, 1916:

"PLATTIN:Feb. 28, 1916---Thomas Byrd and family came Sunday with several friends to partake of a sumptuous birthday dinner given in honor of Henry Freese and Chester, a son."

Missouri Marriages:

Name:Mr. Chester Henry Freese
Birth Date:abt 1916
Marriage Date:28 Oct 1945
Marriage Location:Plattin, Jefferson, Missouri
Marriage County:Jefferson
Spouse Name:Betty Allen Sheets
Spouse Age:22
Spouse Birth Date:abt 1923

Obituary for Chester Henry Freese from a Missouri newspaper, January, 1991:

"Chester Henry Freese, 74, of Farmington, died January 17, 1991, at Metropolitan Hospital West in St. Louis County. He was a member of the Plattin United Methodist Church in Plattin, Missouri, and was a retired railroad car repairman for MO-PAC Railroad. He was born October 16, 1916, in Plattin, to Chester H. Freese, Sr., and Anna E. (Hagberg) Freese. He is survived by his wife, Betty Freese, of Farmington; five sons: Michael R. of Jefferson City, Karl L. of Festus, Richard L. of St. Louis, Ronald A. of Santa Clara, California, and Aaron T. of Little Rock, Arkansas; one daughter, Mrs. Joyce Roth of Fenton, Missouri; a brother, Arthur L. Freese of Crystal City; a sister, Mrs. David (Mildred) Michael of Kennett, Missouri; and seven grandchildren. A sister, Myrtle Sullivan, preceded him in death. Services were held January 19, 1991, at Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus, with the Rev. James Powell officiating. Burial was at Doe Run Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Memorial Fund of Plattin United Methodist Church."
Family links: 
  Chester Henry Freese (1883 - 1926)
  Anna Elizabeth Hagberg Freese (1890 - 1972)
  Betty A. Sheets Freese (1923 - 2014)*
  Michael R. Freese (1946 - 1994)*
  Chester Henry Freese (1916 - 1991)
  Myrtle Elizabeth Freese Sullivan (1919 - 1968)*
  Arthur Leslie Freese (1921 - 1999)*
*Calculated relationship
Doe Run Memorial Cemetery
Doe Run
St. Francois County
Missouri, USA
Created by: Gregg Freese
Record added: Aug 31, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 96326174
Chester Henry Freese
Added by: Donald Yeager
Chester Henry Freese
Added by: Gregg Freese
Chester Henry Freese
Added by: Gregg Freese
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