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Elmer  Clinton Freed

Obituary for Elmer Clinton Freed

February 18, 1922 - December 31, 2019
San Antonio, Texas | Age 97


Elmer Clinton Freed went to be with the Lord he loved December 31, 2019 at the age of 97 in San Antonio, Texas. Elmer was born in Lewiston, Idaho to Charles and Anna (Anderson) Freed. After graduating from Lewiston High School, he attended college briefly in Idaho before moving to Seattle. He entered the Navy in 1942 and served in the Pacific. After the war, he moved to New Orleans where he attended and graduated from Tulane University and worked for New Orleans Public Service (now Entergy) for over 40 years in the Public and Human Relations departments. He moved to San Antonio in 1993. He is preceded in death by his wife of 21 years, Anita Freed; brother Harold Freed, sister Lillian Krebiel, son-in-law John Guillot, grandson Robert Guillot and granddaughter Jane Guillot. Elmer is survived by his wife Loris Gaye (Jackson) Freed of San Antonio, his daughter Jill Freed Guillot of Marrero, LA, granddaughter, Alice (Barry) Ledet, several great and great great grandchildren, all of Louisiana, sister-in-law Forestine Freed and several nieces and nephews. Additional survivors include Leslie Shafer, daughter of his wife Loris and three daughters of his late wife Anita. Elmer was an accomplished pianist who played both for paid functions and as a volunteer. As a retiree, he did much volunteer work in New Orleans and San Antonio: mentoring youth, with several senior services as a driver and office helper, and with a Radio Reading Service. He always sang in church choirs and was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church. He was much loved and will be missed.

Saturday, January 11, 2020
10:30 AM
14900 San Pedro
San Antonio, Texas

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