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Freeda Fiely

December 17, 1926 ~ September 25, 2018 (age 91)

Freeda M. Fiely, age 91, a resident of Portland, passed away on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 in Portland.

            Freeda was born on December 17, 1926, in Jay County, the daughter of Ara R. and Ruth Alda (Caster) Smith.  She was the only survivor of 11 children.  She married Harold P. Fiely on February 10, 1944 and he passed away on November 5, 1961.  Freeda was a life member of the Portland Moose Lodge and the Portland American Legion Auxiliary. 

            Freeda was a homemaker who loved her children and was always there to help her family.  She enjoyed sending all of her family birthday cards throughout the year. 

            Survivors include:

            3 daughters:  Sandra Lee Byrd (husband Carl) – Jamestown, Kentucky

                                  Patricia K. Clott (husband Donald) – Portland, Indiana

                                 Cynthia L. Muhlenkamp (husband Michael) – Celina, Ohio

            3 brothers-in-law:  Lewis Fiely – Greenville, Ohio

                                           Robert Fiely – Oklahoma

                                           Linus Fiely – Alabama

            1 sister-in-law:  Marilyn Smith – Portland, Indiana

            7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren

            several nieces and nephews

            Visitation will be held on Friday from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow at Green Park Cemetery in Portland. 

            Memorials may be directed towards Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis.    

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