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Delores Freeman

May 18, 1929 — February 23, 2016

Delores J. "Dee" Freeman, 86, of Lee's Summit, was born, May 18, 1929, in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Charles and Anna Mae (Gebhart) Everhart. She departed this life at 5:25 a.m. Monday, February 23, 2016, at the Kansas City Hospice House surrounded with love and family.

On March 15, 1951, she was united in marriage to Lawrence Ralph Freeman in Kansas City, Missouri. He preceded her in death on February 23, 1978.

Delores was a homemaker. She enjoyed crafting, ceramics, making cards, and gardening. She was an avid genealogist and was a member of the Genealogical Society. She had lifelong ties to Christ the King parish, Kansas City.

Delores was also preceded in death by her parents; 9 siblings; and one son, Michael Freeman on January 9, 1999.

She is survived by one son, Lawrence (and Catherine) Freeman of Olathe, Kansas; one daughter, Tina (and Scott) Dotson of Pleasant Hill; 8 grandchildren, Erik (and Maja) Freeman of Overland Park, Brett (and Ary) Freeman of Olathe, Courtney Dotson, Brooke Dotson, Rachel Dotson, Victoria Dotson, Bridget Dotson, and Emily Dotson, all of Pleasant Hill; three great grandchildren Emma, Donovan, and Austin; many nieces, nephews and friends.

Visitation and the Recitation of the Rosary was held prior to the service at the church.

Mass of Christian Burial was held Friday, February 26, 2016, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Father Gregory Lockwood officiated. Interment was in the Calvary Cemetery, Kansas City. Casket bearers were Scott Dotson, Eddie Everhart, Brett Freeman, Erik Freeman, Daniel Fugitt, and Wade Fugitt.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

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