|Death: ||Feb. 9, 1972|
Services will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at the Christian Church here for Rolly W. Freeland, 87, Effingham, who died Monday, Feb. 9, 1972 in the Winchester hospital where he had been a patient for about a week.
He was a former Kansas legislator and had specialized in producing and exhibiting purebred livestock and certified grains for many years. He was born December 9, 1884 near Effingham and spent most of his life in the Effingham community in Atchison county. He was a Representative in the Kansas Legislature from 1932 to 1936
He was a member of the Effingham Christian Church and was an elder in the church for many years. He was a charter member of the Atchison County Farm Bureau and served the organization two years as president. He had been cited as the "The Kansas Farm Bureau Leader of the Year" and had served in the state Farm Bureau policy committee.
Mr. Freeland was instrumental in forming the Atchison County Soil Conservation District in 1943 and since had served as a member of the District's board of supervisors. He had been cited for his efforts in the field of soil conservation by the Kansas Bankers Assn.
He was married to Florence Henry Sept. 14, 1908. She died in December 1959. He was married to Ida Cook in 1969. She also preceded him in death. Survivors include two sons, Marvin Freeland, Fort Dodge Iowa and Roy Freeland, Topeka; two sisters, Mrs. Mayme White, Effingham and Mrs. Alice Hoffman, Nortonville; one brother, Frank H. Freeland, Valley Falls; three grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery at Effingham. Relatives and friends will meet from 7 to 8:30 Wednesday at Warren Funeral Home at Nortonville.
William R. Freeland (1854 - 1934)
Leah Lucetta Shell Freeland (1861 - 1944)
Florence Ethel Henry Freeland (1888 - 1959)
Rolly William Freeland (1884 - 1972)
Frank H. Freeland (1885 - 1977)*
Mamie Freeland White (1887 - 1978)*
Elizabeth S. Freeland Cooper (1890 - 1913)*
Alice Freeland Hoffman (1891 - 1983)*
Laura Freeland (1895 - 1896)*
Created by: Stephen Nottingham
Record added: Jan 09, 2011
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