|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1916|
Crow Wing County
|Death: ||Dec. 15, 2002|
CROSBY -- Emma Rose Marie Freerks, 86, Crosby, died Sunday, Dec. 15, 2002.
She was born Nov. 28, 1916, in Rabbit Lake Township to August and Bertha Gruenhagen. She married George W. Freerks on Sept. 15, 1940. She lived most of her life in Aitkin. For many years, they had a state licensed boarding home for children. She worked as a home health aide for Aitkin County for a number of years. She also worked as a certified cook for Aitkin Public Schools until her retirement in 1980. She moved to Westminister, Calif., for seven years. They moved back to Aitkin for two years. She then moved to Corpus Christi, Texas, for 10 years. She moved back to Crosby for the last two years.
Survivors include a son, James L. Freerks, Corpus Christi, Texas; a grandchild; a great-grandchild; and three sisters, Ester Uecker, Lydia Menzel and Betty Hart.
Her husband; a sister, Ella Emch; and three brothers, Edward Gruenhagen, Clarence Gruenhagen and Arnold Gruenhagen, died earlier.
Services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Iron Hub with the Rev. Dean A. Stolz officiating. Burial will be in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in Iron Hub.
Friends may call from 1-8 p.m. Friday at Koop Funeral Home in Crosby.
Gustav F Gruenhagen (1877 - 1961)
Bertha Margretha Gruenhagen (1889 - 1979)
George West Freerks (1916 - 1988)*
Ella Margaret Gruenhagen Emch (1908 - 1997)*
Lydia Emma Gruenhagen Menzel (1911 - 2009)*
Emma Rose Marie Gruenhagen Freerks (1916 - 2002)
Arnold Walter Gruenhagen (1921 - 1988)*
Crow Wing County
Created by: Jim Lee
Record added: Apr 04, 2010
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