Virginia S. Freet, 84 of Rockford passed away on Friday, November 15, 2013. Born November 4, 1929 in Bremen, IN, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Feliciannus (Sherk) Franklin. She married her high school sweetheart, Robert J. Freet on June 7, 1947 in Syracuse, IN.
Virginia was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW. She loved to frequent the Casinos so she could play the slot machines. She also enjoyed cooking the old fashion way, bowling in the local leagues, fishing and crabbing in Florida while watching the manatees. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Survivors include her husband of 66 years, Robert J. Freet, Sr.; children, Susan Holland, Robert J. (Leslie) Freet, Jr., Sandra (Michael) Seagraves, Patricia (Peter) Kent, and Russell (Jody) Freet; 8 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren, and 2 great, great grandchildren.
Visitation 1 – 2 p.m. Monday, November 18, at Sunset Funeral Home, 8800 N. Alpine Road, Machesney Park. Funeral service will be private. Interment in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Online condolences may be submitted at www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com