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Simon Joseph "Big Joe" Freymuth

 
February 10, 1954 - June 19, 2018
 

Simon Joseph “Big Joe” Freymuth, 64, of Chatham, died at 1:40 pm, Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his home.
Big Joe was born on February 10, 1954 in Pana, IL, the son of Simon J. and Ladonna (Thompson) Freymuth.
Joe was a 1972 graduate of Springfield High School and attended Lincoln Land Community College and Quincy College where he played basketball.

He was preceded in death by his father and brothers-in-law, Benjamin Foster and John Knoedler.
Joe is survived by his mother; sisters, Sandie Gibbs, Barbara Foster and Theresa Knoedler; special friend and companion, Sandy Viecht; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.

Joe retired from C&IM Railroad and City of Springfield Public Works.

At 6’8”, Joe was larger than life, never met a stranger, gave great Bear Hugs and was quite the story teller.

He loved riding his Harley but his pride and joy was his 2013 Corvette and his 2000 Camaro Z-28. He traveled all over to attend car shows winning numerous awards for both vehicles.
Joe will be greatly missed by his family and friends.

The family will be hosting a memorial gathering from 4-6 pm, Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Blessed Sacrament Church with a memorial mass to be held at 6 pm.

A private burial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 06:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 06:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

A private burial will be held at a later date.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.


Visitation Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 04:00 pm

End Time: 06:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Time: 06:00 pm

Blessed Sacrament Church

Address:

1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

Cemetery Information

A private burial will be held at a later date.


Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family.


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