Gertrude Freeland

FREELAND, Gertrude T., 97, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Tuesday, May 28, 2013, at the East Ohio Regional Long Term Care Center.

She was born on August 4, 1915, in Wheeling, a daughter to the late Oliver and Gertrude A. (Niggemyer) Freeland.

She was retired from the Wheeling Steel Plant in Benwood, W.Va., and the Diocese of Wheeling- Charleston.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lawrence Freeland of Benwood, and James Freeland of Warwood; and one sister, Katherine Waller of Wheeling.

She is survived by one sister, Elizabeth Bartok of Martins Ferry, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews, and great-nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received on Friday, May 31, 2013 from 9 a.m. until the time of funeral service at 11 a.m. at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling, with Rev. Thomas Marut officiating.

Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

The family would like to especially thank the staff at the East Ohio Regional Long Term Care Center for their caring service.

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