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“I'm sorry that I was not able to visit with the family, but I'm in a power chair and don't get around anymore. I have many fond memories of Cousin...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: Ruth Short Vetters - San Antonio, TX

“May we all live as long and as well as Mrs. Virginia Freiling. The Edison Class of 1956 sent condolences to classmate Don Freiling and Wayne...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Sam - Jacksonville, TX

“Her picture brought back many memories. I remember living right behind the Freilings from 1948 to around 1954. The Freilings were really good...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Janet Bacon Needham - OK

“Wayne, I didn't know your mother, but I knew you. She must have been a wonderful person to have raised two such fine men as you and Don. My prayers...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Joyce Waldrop White - Fort Worth, TX

“My deepest sympathy to you Don, Wayne and your very extended families at the loss of your mother, mother in law, grandmother, great grandmother. The...Read More »
5 of 10 | Posted by: Jeff Frederick - Ardmore, OK

“Our Thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. ”
6 of 10 | Posted by: Hal and Nancy Fieseler - TX

“What a blessing our Heavenly Father gave your family, having your sweet Mom all those years! My heartfelt sympathy to each of you. Jennette Kralik ”
7 of 10 | Posted by: Jennette Kralik - Cibolo, TX

“While we both can't be there - We are there in mind and spirit - Your mom was an inspiration to so many. In loving memory Jim and Charlotte ”
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jim & Charlotte Murphy - El Reno, OK

“May God comfort you and your family with wonderful memories of Mimi. She was such a wonderful lady with 97 years well lived. Grandmothers are...Read More »
9 of 10 | Posted by: Noelle Krause - TX

“My Mom (Bettie Ward) and I extend our sincere condolences to the entire Freiling family on the loss of Virginia "Mimi" Freiling. Virginia and...Read More »
10 of 10 | Posted by: Brad Ward & Bettie Ward - TX


Freiling Virginia Mae "Mimi" Harris Freiling was born March 3, 1916 in Coleman County, Texas to William Robert Harris and Nell Baker Harris. They moved to Los Angeles Heights in San Antonio about 1923. Virginia graduated from Edison High School in 1932. She married Russell Freiling, April 1936. They were married 54 years. They enjoyed watching and supporting their children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in their activities and watching them grow up. They loved to hunt, fish, travel, and entertain/host get-togethers for family and friends. She was a faithful member of the Beacon Hill, Jefferson, West Avenue and the University Oaks Churches of Christ. She taught many that God IS and the importance of obedience to His Word. Two of her favorite charities were Disability Resources, Inc., from which she was awarded the Paul Slaton Award and Christian Heritage Schools. She had a giving heart to the handicapped and to education. She was a member of the Delphian Society, the Child Nurture Club, and a "42 Club" that was together for over 50 years. She was always active. Her needlepoint stockings and crocheted afghans are treasured works of art. She was predeceased by her parents, husband, sister (Roberta Arnold), and brother (Bill Harris). What great times we had together: laughing, eating, playing. She is survived by two sons, Don (Jeanette) and Wayne (Georgia) and six grandchildren: Russ (Tammy) Freiling, Rynn Freiling, Amy Mae (Todd) Roberts, Reagan (Belinda) Freiling, Faith (Ethan) Coble, and Ginger (Mario) Diaz; and 12 great-grandchildren. She set high standards for us all. The family is very grateful for the loving friendship and service given to Virginia for the past 4 years by Kay Kennedy. Caregivers Rita Johnson, Ann Lawrence and Ida Aketch were so caring of our "Mimi". Many thanks are extended to The Odyssey Hospice for the wonderful and tender care in her last days. As she served others when she could, others served her when she couldn't. Service Visitation will begin Tuesday, June 19, 2012, from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 9:00 AM at Mission Park Funeral Chapels North. Interment will follow at San Fernando III Cemetery.

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