Donald Olen Freeman, 85, died May 21, 2017.
He was born on July 4, 1931 to Howard Freeman and Mable (Barnes) Freeman in Sun City, Kan. He was one of 12 children.
Donald joined the Navy on July 31, 1950. He was a Master Diver CPO and Korean/Vietnam war veteran. He loved the Navy and served for 20 years.
After retiring from the Navy, he worked for Wildish Davidson & Sons.
He married Dorothy Louise Smith in July 1954. Together they had four children: Lynn Ennett, Keith Freeman, Scott Freeman and Michael Freeman.
Donald was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 30 at 1 p.m. at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel, 123 S. 7th St., Cottage Grove.