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Freda Hadfield, 90 of Gaylord died December 20, 2012 at Otsego memorial Hospital. She was born on May 23, 1922 to Walter Lee and Minnie Bell (Fulkerson) Byrd in Matthews Missouri.

On June 15, 1940 she married Clarence Hadfield who precedes her in death. Freda lived in Flint the majority of her life until she moved to Johannesburg in 1976. A long time member of the Johannesburg Christian Church, Freda loved to attend Senior Luncheons at the Church. She attended all Johannesburg sporting events and enjoyed playing cards and bingo with her many precious friends and also enjoyed traveling and camping.  She truly lived for her family and cherished spending time with them.  Pastor Scott Scheer and dear friends at the Johannesburg  Church were all very special to her.

She is survived by her children, Gale Hadfield,  Dennis (Gail) Hadfield, Ted (Kathy) Hadfield, Ed (Vicky) Hadfield, Charmaine (Dan) Boughner and Darlene (Don) Tubbs;  many grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by two sisters and two brothers and daughter-in-law, Lynn Hadfield.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday December 27, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Johannesburg Christian Church, 10722 E. M-32 Johannesburg where family and friends will be received from  1 P.M. until the hour of service.

Memorial contributions in memory of Freda may be made to the Johannesburg Christian Church through the Nelson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1548 Gaylord, MI 49734. 



Service To Be Held At: Johannesburg Christian Church

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From: William & Franca Hadfield
Bound Brook, New Jersey 08805

My Dear Aunt Freda, What a wonderful Wife, MoM and Aunt. You were all about family and I was so lucky to have been there.You will be dearly missed. Love you, Billy and Franca.

From: Linda Wilson
St. Pete, Florida

Aunt Freda We are so saddened to hear of your passing. With your profound belief in God you are now happy in heaven with your family who leaves there. I pray the family you left behind will find peace soon and their broken hearts will heal. I have many memories of our times together and I will be looking at my pictures of you and Uncle Jimmy to make me feel better. I am sorry I couldn't see you one more time. Linda Wilson and Family

From: Sheila Barsegian
Gaylord ,

I've only known Freda for a year but we became fast friends. she was my bingo buddy and we all truly love her..I know you're dancing in Heaven and your with our beloved Lord..This isn't goodbye I know I will see you again..God Bless you, in Jesus name Amen!

From: Debbie Hoss

Aunt Freda, You are so loved and we will miss you greatly! Our love and prayers go out to all your kids who cherished you so very much! Your Family. Debbie, Bud, Starla and Bernice

From: Dianne Arbuckle

Freda you will be so missed around here, but you are with God now and no more pain. You are looking down on us now and we are very blessed to have known you. To the family and Char, I am so sorry for your loss, but your mom is not suffering anymore. She is at PEACE. We will dearly miss her being here in the community room with us playing Bingo. Rest in Peace Freda. We love you!