Lori Ann (Kennedy) Freeman was born to proud parents Jean and Richard Kennedy on 9/9/1957 in Duluth Minnesota. She was the oldest of 5 kids. As a child she moved to Oregon with her parents and siblings.
She attended Aloha high school where she met and married her high school sweetheart Randi Ross in 1973,with whom she had 5 children. She found her passion and talent early. She had a knack for interior design anda passion for cleaning.So much so,that she went on to have a very successful,self-made cleaning business for over 40 years. Her aspiration was to be a hairdresser, which she was also very gifted at. She was Betty Crocker, Martha Stewart, and Suzy Homemaker all in one person!
She went on to marry William Michels in 1989 and embraced the true Oregonian in her. She loved fishing, camping, hunting and being social. She also loved the beach. She also had a love for country music and music in general, especially The Rolling Stones, and lead singer, Mick Jagger. When she wasn’t embracing the outdoors, she spent time sewing, collecting dolls and gardening.
She married one more time to her high school crush, Jerry Freeman in 2020 and found even more hobbies. These included collecting everything from hot wheels to Lego’s. She enjoyed scrap metaling and loved to go thrift shopping.
She was beautiful, smart, and knowledgeable in life experiences. She was happy and giving and kind to everyone. She carried a strong Faith in our Lord Jesus through life!
Family was always important, she worked hard and loved even harder. She always went above and beyond with her children, family, and friends, whom she loved to the depths of her soul.
She passed away peacefully with family on October 5th, 2023.
Lori is survived by her mother Jean, her brother Duane, 3 of her children Terry, Tim and Angela, her beloved husband Jerry, 2 twin granddaughters,Aleiah and Kylee, and her grandson Kamden.
Lori is preceded in death by her father Richard, 2 children Erica and Christopher, and 3 bothers Dale, David, and Darren.