Thursday, August 22nd, 2013
Freida L. Acheson, 97, Fort Recovery, died Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2013, at Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices, St. Marys.
She was born Jan. 25, 1916, in Royal Center, Ind., to James and Catherine (Wolf) Calloway.
Surviving are three sons, James Acheson, Elkhart, Ind., Charles (Shirley) Acheson, Columbia City, Ind., and Larry "Butch" (Marilyn) Acheson, Portland, Ind.; a daughter, Sue (Fred) Krill, Rushville, Ind.; a sister, Maxine Eikelburner, Logansport, Ind.; 17 grandchildren; 35 great-grandchildren; 9 great-great-grandchildren; and a daughter-in-law, Judy Acheson, Englewood.
Deceased are a son, Ronald "Dutch" Acheson; two grandchildren; a sister, Emma Jean Hartley; a brother, John Calloway; and a daughter-in-law, Kay Acheson.
She was a 1933 graduate of Royal Center High School in Royal Center and had retired as a secretary at the former Hein Insurance Agency in Fort Recovery. She also served as a clerk for Fort Recovery for many years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star, Fort Recovery, and Fort Recovery United Methodist Church. She was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and spending time with her family.
Funeral services are 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Fort Recovery United Methodist Church. The Rev. David Gordon officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery, Fort Recovery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m.Friday at Brockman-Boeckman Funeral Home, Fort Recovery, and 10 a.m. until the time of services Saturday at the church.
Contributions may be directed to State of the Heart Hospice or to the Fort Recovery United Methodist Church.
Online condolences may be directed to www.brockmanboeckmanfh.com.