[nfbwatlk] Mike Freeman's obituary
kkipp123 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 31 02:28:14 UTC 2016
Thank you. I looked for this and I couldn't find it.
I'm still totally shocked. Mike will be missed.
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JOSEPH "MIKE" MICHAEL FREEMAN
October 30, 1948 ~ December 24, 2016
Mike passed away December 24, 2016 from a cardiac event. As a child, Mike
attended the Washington State School for the Blind where he would later
serve as a member of several committees. He graduated from Columbia River
High School. He attended Reed College before receiving his Master's Degree
in physics from New Mexico State University.
Dedicated to public service, Mike spent many years in service to the
National Federation of the Blind. President of the Washington State chapter
for several years, he also served as a member of the national board.
Mike held his Ham Radio license for more than 50 years and has been an
active member of the Clark County Ham Radio Club.
Remembered for his great sense of humor, and love of lively conversation,
Mike was an accomplished musician and played numerous instruments. He and
his wife, Connie, enjoyed many travel adventures with their trailer.
Mike is survived by his wife, Connie Utterback, and daughter, Shanthi
Freeman. He was preceded in death by his parents Rex and Helen Freeman.
At Mike's request, no funeral service will be held.
Donations may be made to -
National Federation of the Blind
200 East Wells Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21230
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