Freda S. Spake, 83, of Ashland, passed away, Wednesday November 25, 2020, in the University Hospital’s Samaritan Medical Center.
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She was born in Ashland April 12, 1937, the daughter of the late Cloyd M. Sr. and Goldie (Mumaw) Scherff.
Freda was a homemaker, and a member of Peace Lutheran Church of Ashland. She married James L. Spake on August 14, 1954, and after 47 years of marriage, preceded her in death June 9, 2002. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, and loved spending time with friends.
Freda is survived by her daughter Kathy (Kenneth) Shearer; a son Rick (Debbie) Spake, both of Ashland. Two grandchildren Sara Spake, and Destinie (Steve) Kubyako; three great-granchildren; Koby Burkepile, and Kylie and Braylan Bahr. Two sisters, Francis (George) Olsen of Vermillion, and Pam Smith of Howard.
In addition to her parents and Husband, she was preceded in death by a sister Kathryn Ray, a brother Cloyd M. Scherff Jr., and a grandson Jeremy Daniel Burkepile.
A private family visitation will be held Tuesday, December 1, 2020, 1 to 2 P.M. with a private family service at 2 P.M. in the Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home with the Rev. Karen Liddy officiating. Burial will be in the Ashland Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made in Freda’s memory to Peace Evangelical Lutheran Church; 1360 Smith Road, Ashland, OH 44805.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for the family by visiting the funeral home’s website at denbowfh.com.
Denbow-Gasche Funeral Home and Crematory is handling the arrangement.