CAPT. MITCHELL CHARLES FREEM JR.
Lake Forest – Mitchell C. Freem Jr. 88 died unexpectedly July 28th, 2019 at his daughter’s home in Calimesa, Ca.
He was born March 12, 1931 in Atlantic City, New Jersey to Mitchell C & Helen Freem Sr.
Mitch was a lifeguard and taught lifeguard training to local kids. He joined the Navy at 17 and then after a couple of years joined the Marine Corps where he served for over 30 years. During that time in the Marine Corps he met our mother Shirley. They married and had 4 children. Sadly, Shirley 72, passed away in November 2003. They were married for 47 years.
After retirement he loved to play golf. One of his greatest pleasures was his family.
He was a loyal member in the VFW, American Legion, Cooties and MOAA.
He is survived by his 4 children Michele Celeste Collins McCandless, of Lake Forest, Nanette Sue Howe, of Calimesa, Dawn Dee Southard, of Calimesa & Mitchell Charles Freem III and his wife Gina (Donohoe), of Lake Forest; 8 grandchildren, Michael, Jaime, Mitchell, Nikki, Garrett, Ashley, Matthew & Jenna; 5 great grandchildren Jadin, Gabe, Peyton, Lyla and Kaislee.