Cheryl Freed, 65

Service of Remembrance for Cheryl Elaine Freed, 65, of Hettinger, ND was Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hettinger Lutheran Church.  Rev. Kathleen Dettmann officiated and burial followed at the Hettinger Cemetery.

Service of Remembrance for Cheryl Elaine Freed, 65, of Hettinger, ND was Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hettinger Lutheran Church.  Rev. Kathleen Dettmann officiated and burial followed at the Hettinger Cemetery.

Cheryl5x7 copyService of Remembrance for Cheryl Elaine Freed, 65, of Hettinger, ND was Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. at the Hettinger Lutheran Church.  Rev. Kathleen Dettmann officiated and burial followed at the Hettinger Cemetery.  Visitations was from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10 at the Centennial Chapel of Evanson Jensen Funeral Homes and one hour prior to the Funeral on Wednesday morning at the Lutheran Church.

Cheryl passed away May 6, 2016 at the West River Regional Medical Center in Hettinger.

Cheryl was born in Kenmare, ND to Darven and Leora (Bird) Anderson on March 6, 1951.  She went to high school at Bowbells High School in Bowbells, ND and graduated in 1969.  She was married to Dennis Freed June 6, 1969. They lived in Minot where she stayed at home while Dennis finished college.  They moved to Crosby, ND where she was a stay-at-home mom to her three children.  She was a dental assistant in Crosby for many years.  She was a Girl Scout leader, as well as a Sunday school teacher.  The family lived in Valley City for two years then before making Hettinger their home in 1985. Cheryl was very active in the community helping to run the Country Club when the clubhouse reopened, as well as coached high school golf.  She owned and ran a Hot Stuff Pizzeria with her husband in Watford City for five years, but Hettinger remained home.

Cheryl loved competition and instilled that competitive spirit into her children and grandchildren.  She enjoyed bowling, golfing, gardening, hunting, and fishing.  Her love of track and field was recognized when she was inducted to the North Dakota Hall of Fame for North Dakota High School Track and Field.

Cheryl was preceded in death by her sister Denise Anderson.

Cheryl is survived by her husband Dennis, her children Tina Nygaard, Scott Freed and his wife Chrissy, and Angela Erickson and her husband Andrew, Grandchildren, Danielle Gorde, Ryley and Jacob Nygaard, Brandon and Caden McCormick, Tanner and Chance Freed and Peyton Erickson.  She is also survived by her parents Darven and Leora Anderson, her sisters Deborah Nehring and Terri Farrell, and her brother Roger Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, Memorials are preferred to the West River Health Services Foundation or the Hettinger Country Club.

Condolences to Cheryl’s family can be sent through our website at www.evansonjensenfuenralhome.com.







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