Charlotte I. (Wallace) Freeman, 92, passed away peacefully at 2:30 a.m., Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014 at Jerseyville Manor Nursing Home.
She was born in Grafton on April 3, 1922, one of eight children born to the late Alva & Birdie Mae (Wilson) Wallace.
Charlotte was a devoted and loyal member of St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Grafton, and retired as a cook at Principia College in Elsah. She was a devoted and loving wife, Mom and Grandma and Great Grandma and will be deeply missed.
She married LaVern "Bus" Freeman on March 14, 1944 at St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Grafton, and they shared 58 years together before his death on Aug. 24, 2002.
Surviving are her four children & their spouses, Pat & Sheryl Freeman of Grafton, Dennis & Karen Freeman of Fieldon, Judy & Darrel Owen of Coppell, Tx., and Dan & Jana Freeman of Grapevine, Tx.; eight grandchildren; and 10 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Wilbur Wallace and Donald Wallace; and five sisters, Geraldine Bittner, Virginia Bailey, Corinne Forbes, Cosette Seal and Lucille Franz.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m., Tuesday at the St. Patricks Catholic Church in Grafton.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m., Wednesday at the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Grafton with Father William Hembrow officiating.
Burial will be in the Scenic Hill Cemetery in Grafton.
Memorials may be given to the St. Patrick's Catholic Church in Grafton.