Vernon M.  Freund

Obituary for Vernon M. Freund

May 16, 1924 - February 12, 2018
Ringwood, Illinois | Age 93

Loving Father, Grandfather, Great-grandfather and Brother


Vernon M. Freund, age, 93, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 12, 2018, surrounded by his family. He was born in Johnsburg on May 16, 1924, at his parent's farm.
Vernon was a farmer in Johnsburg until he went into construction. He eventually retired and retained a "gold member" status at the Local 150 for over fifty years. He also worked for District 156 doing maintenance for the athletic department and received an honorable mention for his outstanding work. He was a dedicated, hard worker who loved his family dearly and he will be missed very much.
Vernon is survived by his children: Diane, Timothy, Steve, Kevin (Chris) Freund and Karen (Freund) Kunz; 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and sister, Kathleen Simon.
Vernon is preceded in death by his wife, Gertrude (Hyatt) Freund, sister Alveria, brothers Alvin and Gerald and granddaughter Amie.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 17, 2018, from 11am until time of Memorial Service beginning at 2pm at Colonial Funeral Home, 591 Ridgeview Drive, McHenry. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Vernon's name to the American Cancer Society, 1801 S. Meyers Rd., Suite 100, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181.

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    1801 S. Meyers Road, Suite 100
    Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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