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“I am next to youngest son of Vern Freet whom is his brother. I never knew much about him till a few years ago which was mostly about his Honorable...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: ET Freet - Dayton, NV - Family

“It was a pleasure to get too know Stan as we enjoyed meals together with my father Fritz Kurzweg at Kingston Residence. Stan always had a good story...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Karleen Martin - Fort Wayne, IN

“My husband and I bought his Lake House at North Webster three years ago. We met him at the closing with his niece and later met some other relatives...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Stephanie Vachon - Fort Wayne, IN

“Gina, our thoughts and prayers are with you! ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Carol Hedrick - Fort Wayne, IN

“I will miss Stan so much!!!! He was such a nice guy. He would always ask me about my 2 young boys ands and always was giving me cookies and candy to...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Abbey Murchland - fort wayne, IN

Stanley Freet, 97, passed away Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born in Grovertown, IN, Stanley worked as an instrument polisher and inspector with G.C. Conns Instrument Manufacturing Company and with 2 other instrument companies in Elkhart, IN. He joined the Army July 1, 1942 and served along with General Patton during WWII at one time in one of the 5 countries he fought in. Stanley was a horseshoe pitching champion, pitched in several baseball leagues, and bowled on men and couples bowling leagues. He was also an avid bingo player. Stanley and his wife traveled all of the United States, parts of Canada, and Mexico. They attended his army reunion for many years each summer. After retirement, Stanley lived at North Webster Lake and he and his wife would winter in Ft. Myers Florida. He enjoyed living on the lake, riding their pontoon, fishing and ice fishing, and having large fish fry get-togethers. After the death of his wife, Stanley moved to Fort Wayne to be close to his family. From 2010 to present, Stanley put together puzzles. He later started selling them for donations to give to The Honor Flight. He earned enough money to send a WWII veteran free of charge. Surviving are his brother, Marshall Freet of Mishawaka, IN; niece, Ginny Bilby of Fort Wayne; great niece, Gina (Dave Days) Dumas of Fort Wayne; great-nephews, Doug (Jonele) Bilby of Fort Wayne, and David (Becky) Teter of FL; great-great-nieces, Lydia (Dan) Sparling, of Fort Wayne; Morgan Callahan, of Fort Wayne; Erin Callahan, of Fort Wayne; and Crystal Campbell of FL; great-great-nephews, Justin (Kirsten Studebaker) Bilby of Fort Wayne; Riley Bilby, of Fort Wayne; Raymond Campbell and D.J. Campbell, both of Fort Wayne; great-great-great-nephews, Isaac, Rylin, Jaxson. Having had 9 siblings, Stanley had many nieces & nephews. Stanley was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Dorothy Mae (Drummond) Freet; mother Eva Freet; father, Frank Freet; 8 brothers and sisters; and niece, Brenda Teter. Military Honors Service is 1:00 pm, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at - D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, 6301 Fairfield Avenue. Calling at - D.O. McComb & Sons Foster Park Funeral Home, Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm. Burial in Rice Cemetery, Elkhart, Indiana. To sign the online guest book, go to