Victor E. DeFreese, 94, Elkhart, died Tuesday, March 14, at home.
He was married to Lorna A. Laurie.
He married Eleanor (Beckwith) Books who preceded him in death in 2004.
He is survived by his children, Kelli (Robby) Fredrickson, Kimberly DeFreese and Robert (Georgia) Barnes, all of Elkhart, Randi Barnes, Louisville, Kentucky, Sandra (Floyd) Chesser, Buckeye, Arizona, and Vickie (Chet) Balcom, Union, Michigan.
Friends may visit with the family Sunday, March 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Stemm-Lawson-Peterson Funeral Home, Elkhart, where a celebration of life service will begin at 11 a.m. Monday, March 20.
Entombment with full military honors provided by the U.S. Army and Disabled American Veterans Post 19 of Elkhart will follow at Rice Cemetery, Elkhart.
Published on  March 15, 2017