Kent Lee Freeland, 70, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 12:18pm Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO.
A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am Monday, March 27, 2017 at Northside Christian Church, Vandalia with Pastor Carl Rhodes and Pastor Curtis Sweeney officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm Sunday, March 26, 2017 at Northside Christian Church and also one hour prior to services on Monday, March 27, 2017. Memorials may be made to Northside Christian Church or Vandalia Alumni and Friends. Online condolences may be left at www.hohltandfilefh.com
Kent Lee Freeland was born June 10, 1946 in Vandalia, the son of Kenneth and Marcella (Funk) Freeland. He married Mary Anna “MA” Engleman on December 8, 1973 in Decatur, IL. Kent was a retired teacher at VCHS Okaw Vocational Center and was owner/operator of Freeland Farms. Kent was also a member and deacon at Northside Christian Church and a former president/member of the Vandalia Lions Club.
Mr. Freeland is survived by his wife Mary Anna “MA” Freeland of Vandalia; daughter Katherine and husband Dustin Brown of Vandalia; son Kris Freeland of Vandalia; brother Jerry Freeland of Arizona; brother- in- law Jim Engleman of Arizona; sister- in- law Lee Roseland of Iowa; and grandchildren Alyssa Filer and Rustin Brown of Vandalia.
He was preceded in death by his parents.