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 Eugenia “Jean” <I>Yazel</I> Freeland

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Eugenia “Jean” Yazel Freeland

  • Birth 8 Sep 1917 Bartlesville, Washington County, Oklahoma, USA
  • Death 17 Oct 2010 Ankeny, Polk County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Body donated to medical science, Specifically: Des Moines University
  • Memorial ID 60591551


Eugenia (Jean) Freeland, 93, passed away on Sunday, October 17, 2010 at Sunny View Care Center in Ankeny. Per Eugenia's request, her body was donated to Des Moines University. A Memorial Service will be held 10 a.m. Friday, October 29, 2010 at McLaren's Chapel in West Des Moines.

Jean was born September 8, 1917 in Bartlesville, Oklahoma to Homer and Birdie (Bushe) Yazel. She had formerly lived in Fort Dodge and West Des Moines. Jean was a member of the West Des Moines Christian Church. She married Marvin Freeland on October 15, 1938.

Jean is survived by her two daughters, Marilyn McCarthy of Ankeny and Sandra Koll of Des Moines; four grandsons, Dennis (Cindy) McCarthy, Tom McCarthy, Jeffrey Koll and Jerald (Amber) Koll; five great-grandchildren, James McCarthy, Robert McCarthy, Kirsti Koll, Alexis Koll and Campbell Koll; sister, Beryl Beck of Waukee; sister-in-law, Geneva Yazel of Smithville, Missouri and many nieces and nephews.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, Marvin Freeland; brother, Homer Yazel, Jr. and sister, Betty Strickland.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the West Des Moines Christian Church.

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  • Created by: Diva Dee
  • Added: 24 Oct 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 60591551
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Eugenia “Jean” Yazel Freeland (8 Sep 1917–17 Oct 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 60591551, ; Maintained by Diva Dee (contributor 47112616) Body donated to medical science, who reports a Des Moines University.