Mass of Christian burial for James Freund will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery.
James Forrest Freund, 76 of Lawrence, Kansas died on September 25, 2016, peacefully at home with family, friends and Toodles by his side.
He was born on March 4, 1940, to Peter and Dorothy (Lahr) Freund in Chicago, Illinois. James graduated from Lane Tech High School on June 26, 1957. He served in the United States Peace Corps from 1962-1964. He loved to travel with family and friends and travelled to six continents.
He married Hope (Mora) Freund on April 19, 1969. He was the co-owner of Pur-O-Zone Chemical Company from 1985-2002.
He is survived by his wife, Hope Freund, of Lawrence, Kansas, his son and daughter in law, James Freund and Heather Freund, of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and daughter, Jennifer Freund of Miami, Florida.
Open casket visitation will be available one hour before mass services at 10 a.m. on Wednesday at the church.
Memorial Contributions may be made in his name to St. Johns the Evangelist Catholic Church or the Lawrence Humane Society and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.