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Lester Thomas Freeman

May 8, 1931 December 26, 2021
Lester Thomas Freeman
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Obituary for Lester Thomas Freeman

Lester Thomas Freeman, 90, of Elyria passed away Sunday, December 26, 2021 at his home. He was born May 8, 1931 in Elyria and was a lifelong resident of the area graduating from Elyria High School. Lester was employed by General Industries in production. Lester was active in Lorain County sports for his entire life, in Baseball, Basketball, Bowling and Golf with many awards. He enjoyed playing, coaching and watching. Lester was a wonderful, husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by his entire family. Survivors include his wife of 62 years Rose (nee Preston); daughter, Susan (Walter) Rowe; sons, Thomas Freeman (Heidy), David Freeman (Laurie), and Paul Freeman (Connie); grandchildren, Devan ( Rob), Nolan, Kurt, Allison, and Sarah; brother, Roger Freeman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Myron and Mabel Freeman (nee Zacharia). Family will receive friends 4-8 PM Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home and Cremation Service 38475 Chestnut Ridge Rd. (at St. Rt. 57), Elyria 440-322-4626. Mass of Christian Burial 11 AM Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at St. Mary Catholic Church 320 Middle Ave. Rev. Fr. Charles Diedrick pastor will be the Celebrant. Burial Private. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

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4:00 PM 1/3/2022 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/3/2022 8:00:00 PM
Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home

38475 Chestnut Ridge
Elyria, OH 44035

Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Tuesday, January 4, 2022 at St. Mary Church 320 Middle Ave. Elyria, Ohio

Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home
38475 Chestnut Ridge Elyria 44035 OH
United States

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