Edward A. Frees

  • Born: February 13, 1938
  • Died: December 28, 2015
  • Location: Coralville, Iowa

Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service

2720 Muscatine Avenue
Iowa City, IA 52240

Tel. (319) 338-1132

Tribute & Message From The Family

Edward A. Frees, 77, of Coralville, died Monday December 28, 2015 at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iowa City.

Edward Andrew Frees was born February 13, 1938, in Oxford, Iowa; son of Marvin and Pearl (Anderson) Frees. He served an enlistment in the United States Navy and returned to the Coralville/Iowa City area. He worked construction and was also a talented mechanic and when not working, enjoyed time fishing, playing cards and spending time outdoors.

His family includes his children, Terry Frees of Coralville, Iowa, Edward Frees Jr. of Wisconsin, Russell Frees of Des Moines, Kimberly Connair of Des Moines, Mechelle Jones of Lake Park, Georgia, close nephew Jim Frees, close niece, Peggy Slade and numerous other nieces, nephews and extended family members.

Edward was preceded in death by his parents; son, David; brothers, Marvin and Robert Frees and his sister, Ellen Paintin.

A time of visitation will take place from 1-4 p.m., Saturday, January 2nd at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service - Oxford Chapel (132 E. Main Street) in Oxford.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I worked with Ed at MCI, When ever he would come up missing all I had to do was either go look for him at Hi Vee or at Goodwill next door. Never failed, thats where he would be. He will be missed. RIP Buddy.

Posted by Pablo Ledezma - West Liberty, IA - Friend   January 03, 2016

so sorry for your loss. You have my sympathies. We played together as kids in Oxford.

Posted by Robert Kahler - Maion, IA - friend   January 02, 2016

R.I.P. Edward.You will be missed dearly.

Posted by John Connair - west des moines, IA - Father inlaw   January 02, 2016

Im sorry for Eddies passing.

Posted by liz fuhrmann - Iowa City, IA - cousin of Peggy , Jimmy, Frees   December 31, 2015


I love you grandpa you will be missed.

Posted by Justen Evans - Des Moines, IA - Grandson   December 30, 2015

Sorry to see the news.... Was one funny man when I was a youngster. R.I.P Ed.

Posted by Walter C Linnell - Norwood, MO - Friend   December 29, 2015


R.I.P. Edward. Rest in the loving arms of Our Father

Posted by MARTHA WEST - Hamburg, IA - friend   December 29, 2015

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