HAVRE DAILY NEWS                                    Thursday, July 29, 1999

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  CHESTER - Anna (Paulson) Freeman, 87, died Monday, July 26, 1999 at a Fort Benton care center of natural causes.

  Memorial services will be held 12 noon Sunday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chester, Burial of ashes will follow at the Joplin Cemetery.

  Freeman was born Dec. 28, 1911, northwest of Inverness, to Amund and Josephine (Sundgaarten) Paulson. She recieved her education in Inverness, graduating from High School in 1931.

  On July 22, 1933, she married Harley Frances Freeman in Joplin. The couple resided in Inverness. Following their retirement in 1983, they moved to Great Falls. In 1986, they moved to Chester to live in the Sweetgrass Lodge. He died in 1989.

  She was an active member of 4-H, serving as a leader, The Inverness P.T.A., and was a charter member/officer of the Inverness Home Demonstration Club. She was also a member of Bethel Church in Joplin serving as secretary, Treasurer, Vice-President, and Stewardship Secretary for the Lutheran Church Women's  Group. After moving to Chester she became active at Our Savior's Lutheran Church and the Lydia Circle.

  She enjoyed board games, collecting coins, crocheting, poetry, writing in her diries, and performing and traveling with the "Chuck Wagon Band" playing the tea kettle. She also enjoyed baking, traveling and meeting new people.

  She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, and one son, Douglas Harley Freeman in 1986.

  Survivors include daughters, Darlene Lyle of Joplin and Charlotte DeMartini of Campbell, Calif., a daughter-in-law, Linda Freeman of Portland, Ore.; a sister, Gertrude Bulman of Havre; eight grand-children and several nieces and nephews.

  Arrangements are under the direction of Rockman Funeral Home of Chester.

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GREAT FALLS TRIBUNE                                  Thursday, July 29, 1999

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  CHESTER - Anna (Paulson) Freeman, 87, died of natural causes Monday in a Fort Benton nursing home.

  Memorial services are at noon Sunday at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Chester, Burial of ashes in Joplin Cemetery at Joplin.

  Rockman Funeral Home of Chester is handling arrangements.

  She was born Dec. 28, 1911, at a farmhouse north of Inverness, where she attended school. Two years after graduation she married Harley Frances Freeman on July 22, 1933 at Joplin.

  She lived in Inverness, farming and operating Freeman Garage. Following her and her husband's retirement in 1983, they moved to Great Falls. They moved to Chester in 1986; she moved to Fort Benton for health reasons in 1999.

  She was active in many orginizations, including 4-H, Inverness PTA,  Inverness Home Demonstration Cluband the Lydia Circle. She Served as secretary, treasurer, vice-president, and stewardship secretary for the Lutheran Church, and taught Sunday school at Bethal Church in Joplin. Anna'a

hobbies included cards, board games, collecting coins, crocheting, poetry, writing. She was also a tea kettle player in the "Chuck Wagon Band" at the Sweetgrass Lodge.

  Survivors include daughters, Darlene Lyle of Joplin and Charlotte DeMartini of Campbell, Calif.; a sister, Gertrude Bulman of Havre; eight grand-children and several nieces and nephews.

  She was preceded by a son, Douglas Freeman in 1986.

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