Memorial services for Freeman Lynn Higgason, 83, Lawrence, will be 10 am, Monday, September 10, 2018, at Lawrence Free Methodist Church. Private family burial will take place later at Clayton Cemetery.
He died Thursday, September 6, 2018, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Freeman was born October 22, 1934, in rural Norton County, KS, the son of Frank Le Roy and Mary Pauline Wonderlich Higgason. He graduated from Clayton High School. Later he went on to receive his bachelor’s Degree from Kansas State University.
After college he farmed, taught school, and began a career in business. He retired from banking after more than twenty years.
He and his wife retired to Texas where they enjoyed golfing, traveling, and visiting their family. Six years ago they moved to Lawrence, Kansas.
He married Janice Kay Kaiser on April 19, 1990, she survives of the home.
Other survivors include
Sons–Stanley Higgason, and wife Barbara; Steven Higgason and wife Lisa; Scott Higgason and wife Kim
Janice’s children John Highfill and wife Rebeca; Katy Hayden and husband Kyle
Grandchildren-Caitlin and Brock Higgason; Sam, Nick, and Luke Higgason; Brianne, Taylor, Rowan, and Lauren Highfill; Meron, Gage, and Brette Hayden
He is preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Dillon Higgason.
Memorial contributions made in memory of Freeman may be made to the Children’s Mercy Hematology and Oncology Department, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana Street Lawrence, KS 66044.