Milton S. Freeman, 89, of Coudersport, died Sunday, October 17, 2021.
Milton was born on April 18, 1932, in Sweden Twp, the son of the late Milo S. and Martha (Snyder) Freeman. On October 12, 2002 he married the former Joanne Gillon at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Coudersport and they have celebrated 19 years of marriage.
Milton graduated from the one room school house in Sweden Valley. He is a retired Master Sergeant of the Air Force retiring in 1971 after 20 years of service, serving during the Korean War and the Vietnam War.
Milton was a member of the Park United Methodist Church, Coudersport, the Eulalia Masonic Lodge #342, the American Legion, Potter Post #192 and enjoyed woodworking, hunting, camping, working in the outdoors and spending time with family.
In addition to his wife, Joanne, Milton is survived by children, Deborah (Robert) Hults of Millerstown; Steven (Linda) Freeman, retired Master Sergeant Air Force, of Coudersport; Linda Brown (Colonel Victor Brown, Air Force) of Coudersport; Jeffrey (Mary) Freeman, Retired Sergeant First Class Army, of Coudersport; Lorraine (William) Brown of Milan; Mark (Mary Jo) Freeman of Coudersport; Emily Jo (Daniel) Skelton of Fisherville, IN; step children, Carol Predmore of TX; Bruce Predmore of CO; John (Thelma) Predmore of AZ; a sister-in-law, Alfreda Palmatier of Coudersport; 18 grandchildren, 32 great grandchildren, and a great great grandson
In addition to his parents, Milton was preceded by his first wife, Betty Ann (Palmatier) Freeman on July 11, 1984, his second wife, Barbara (Butz) Freeman on March 28, 2000, sisters, Margaret Gross, Marie Greenwalt, Onalee Easton, and Alberta Easton and a step daughter, Cindy Predmore Levier.
Family and friends are invited to pay their respects Saturday October 23, 2021 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Thomas E. Fickinger Funeral Home, 210 North East Street, Coudersport. Milton’s funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm with Rev. John L. Kallerson, officiating. Burial will follow in the Sweden Hill Cemetery.
In lieu of Flowers family suggest memorial contributions in Milton’s name be made to the God’s Country Trout Unlimited, Project Healing Waters, P.O. Box 702, Coudersport, PA 16915.
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