Brian D. Freeman

November 12, 1950 - July 19, 2022

Brian D. Freeman, age 71, of Ames
Died Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at Dunklau Gardens in Fremont

Brian was born November 12, 1950 in Fremont. He was raised by his parents J.R. and Dona 'Eskilsen' Freeman. He graduated from Fremont High School in 1969. After his schooling he worked for the Fremont Department of Utilities trimming trees, Schuyler Pack (now Cargill), Hormel for several years and then he purchased his own truck and became an independent owner/operator.

Brian married MelRae Buchholtz on November 29, 1975.

Wife - MelRae of Ames
Son - Justin (Paige) Freeman of Fremont and their son Liam
Daughter - Kari (John) Reeg of Genoa and their family Dylan and Delaney
Daughter - Melissa (Stuart) Schnell of Fremont and their family Kirsten and Dakota
Sister - Julie (Curt) Helgenberger of Nebraska

Brian was preceded by his parents J.R. and Dona and in-laws Melvin and Thelma Buchholtz.

There are no services at this time. Memorials are suggested to the Methodist Fremont Health Hospice.

Ludvigsen Mortuary in Fremont in charge of arrangements.

Online guestbook at

Obituary Provided By:
Freeman Funeral Home
1249 E. 23rd St.
Fremont, NE  68025