Connie June Freshour, 60, passed away Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at her home in Le Roy.
She was born June 14, 1953, in Iola, the daughter of Ray and Willena Simpson Holloway. Connie attended Colony Crest High School and graduated as a member of the Class of 1971. During the years following high school she lived in Columbia City, Ind., and worked at Weatherhead Manufacturing.
Connie was joined in marriage to Ralph K. Fres-hour on June 16, 1978, in Columbia City, Ind. They lived in Columbia City until moving to Colony in 1980. The couple moved back to Indiana in 1986 and settled down in Le Roy in 1991. Connie was a proud homemaker, wife and mother.
She will be deeply missed by her husband, Ralph; two sons, Adam and Josh Freshour, both of Le Roy; three sisters, Willena Tressler, Yates Center, and Nonnie Masters, Burlingame; Melody Holloway, Gas. Connie was preceded in death by a son, Michael J. Freshour on April 26, 2010.
Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Monday, at the VanArsdale Funeral Home in Le Roy. Burial will follow services at Le Roy Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Sunday, at the VanArsdale Funeral Home in Le Roy. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer Association and sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at vanarsdalefs.com.
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