Effie Freeman

Died: Tue., Mar. 13, 2018


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Effie Josephine Freeman  

July 12th, 1931-March 13th, 2018
A resident of Little Current, Manitoulin.

Died peacefully at Manitoulin Centennial Manor,
on Tuesday,  at the age of 87.

Beloved wife of Earl.
Loved mother of Karen (Hiram),
Randy (Penny),
Kathy (Tony) (both predeceased) and
Sheryl(Terry).
Proud grandmother and great grandmother of many.
Cherished sister to Glenna Wilkin (Ray) (both predeceased),
Harold Case (predeceased) (Marion),
Laureen Robinson (Seward) (both predeceased),
Harry Case (predeceased) (Jean),
Thelma ,
Lyman Case (predeceased) (Greta),
Leslie Case (Pat) and
Albert Case (Marg).
Predeceased by parents Edna (nee Coe) and Joseph Case
Will be sadly missed by  many nieces, nephews and friends.

Famous for her homemade bread and her garden, Effie donated to many charitable organizations and was always available to help anybody that needed help. She enjoyed singing in the church choir for many years and always enjoyed time at camp with family and friends.

Family and friends will gather at Little Current United Church
Visitation from 2-4 & 7-9 pm on Friday
Funeral Service 11am Saturday, March 17th, 2018
Rev. Paul Allard officiating.  
Burial will be at Hilly Grove Cemetery in the spring.
Donations to Manitoulin Centennial Manor Aux. or Manitoulin Health Centre Aux. would be greatly appreciated.  
Island Funeral Home can only accept cheques for all charitable donations.

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Rick and Gail Gjos
   Posted Wed March 14, 2018
Effie was always known for fun! She is probably involved in some caper with those who have gone before! Heaven will be more fun now! Condolences to all. She is at rest!

Jennifer Calvelli (Heise)
   Posted Wed March 14, 2018
My sincere condolences on the loss of Effie ... growing up I used to sneak up behind our house on Blake Street and help her in the garden (was supposed to pull weeds, but would end up snacking on fresh peas and carrots....).. she always welcomed me with a "Hi Jenny!" and show me where to start helping out ... May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.

Sally Ironmonger
   Posted Wed March 14, 2018
Effie was like a second mother to me, I had a lot of good times around the kitchen table. Not so good of times when she met Sheryl and I at the door in the wee hours of the morning. She will be missed. Heavens choir has gained a beautiful woman!

Don and Gertrude Cooper
   Posted Wed March 14, 2018
We both knew and liked Effie very much. Our condolences to Earl and Family.

May God give you strength and comfort at this sad time.

Sincerely,

Don and Gert

Heather May
   Posted Thu March 15, 2018

So sorry to hear of Effie's passing. I always admired ,her garden when i drove by,

there was never a weed in it.She was a great lady. My sincere condolences to the family

at this difficult time.

Heather May

Linda Wood Schraeder
   Posted Thu March 15, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with you Earl and family. Knowing she was so well loved by many people will give you the strength to keep her memory of her great spunk and kindness going. Glad I got the chance to know her.

Bill and Darlene Hardy
   Posted Thu March 15, 2018
Earl and family. Our sincere sympathy to you and your family. Effie was such a kind caring woman. Will always remember visiting in your home. May the love, comfort and peace of God and others surround you. Bill and Darlene Hardy, Woodstock, ON

Shirley Viney
   Posted Thu March 15, 2018
My sincere condolences to you Earl and your family .

Maxine and Carman Ferguson
   Posted Fri March 16, 2018
Carman and I wish to offer our sincerest condolences to Earl and his family. We always enjoyed talking to Effie and watching her garden grow. We looked forward to the Haweater parade so that we could catch up with Earl and Effie, on their front lawn, as the parade went by.

Reg & noreen leeson
   Posted Sat March 17, 2018
we offer our sincere condolences to all of Efies family and friends at this time our thoughts & feelings are with you all at this sad time -Reg & Noreen leeson

Carmen (formerly Tracy) Paterson
   Posted Tue April 03, 2018
I have so many good memories of growing up as a neighbour of the Freeman family. Effie and Earl were so good with us local kids. I didn’t see them much after they left Kagawong, so they’re frozen in my memory as fun parents with all their children still at home. I hope that Earl has a lifetime of happy memories to outweigh the sad ones.

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