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“to the family of Freeman, I am so sorry for your loss, am a cousin of Karolyn Vandermark and knew Tom and his wife in Missouri Valley. My prayers...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: joan bonham - missouri valley,, IA

“Sorry for you loss! ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Sheri (Rodasky) Devor - IA

“I'm so sorry to hear of Freeman's passing. He will be truly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you ”
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jerry Stessman - Sanborn, IA

“Freeman was a great man and would always have time to visit when seeing anywhere. Was a great family in the saddle club as my Sorey family was. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Bill and Lori Benson - Woodbine, IA

“RandySorry to hear of your father's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you.ss ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Jerry Boger - Denison, IA

“Freeman, THANK YOU for all the good memories with working with you on the fair board to working as a team at the store. The cold Mt.Dew to the...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Gary Dickinson

“My thoughts & prayers to you all love & hugs Iva ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Linda McCoid - Dow City, IA


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Freeman Albert Vandemark was born on February 11, 1928, to Hoyt and Marie (Trimpe) Vandemark near Dunlap, Iowa in Rabbit Hollow. He was raised near Dunlap and attended school there. Freeman married Iva Radloff on February 25, 1950, at the Methodist Church's parsonage in Woodbine. Freeman farmed most of his life. He also worked at Gary's Ag, Foodland, Agriland FS, and Apotheca.

Freeman was a hard-working man. He served as a 4H leader for over 20 years, and he also served on the Fair Board. Freeman was a member of the Woodbine Saddle Club and served as president. He enjoyed raising hogs and helping his grandkids with their 4H projects. He loved to whistle, coon hunt, read, and tinker on things. Freeman also enjoyed country music and going for tractor and pick-up truck rides with the windows down. He enjoyed drinking Mountain Dew and having a bit of Redman chew. Freeman was known for always having a clean spade to work with.

Freeman died on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the Westmont Nursing Home in Logan, Iowa, at the age of 90 years, 2 months and 18 days.

Freeman was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Vandemark; grandchildren, Dottie Vandemark and Kevin Jackson; and sister-in-law, Donna Vandemark. Freeman is survived by his wife, Iva Vandemark of Woodbine, Iowa; daughter, Viola Jackson-Haag and her husband Ron Haag of Woodbine, Iowa; four sons, Dan Vandemark and his wife Paula of Woodbine, Iowa, Lloyd Vandemark and his wife Holly of Beebeetown, Iowa, Jim Vandemark and Randy Vandemark and his wife Lisa all of Woodbine, Iowa; nine grand-children; 10 great grandchildren; two brothers, Tommy Vandemark of Missouri Valley, Iowa and Lawrence and his wife Karolyn Vandemark of Woodbine, Iowa; sister-in-law, Grace Shafer of Missouri Valley; and many other friends and relatives.