Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Involved in many aspects of the life of Northfield for many years, Freeman had battled health issues for some time. He passed away Monday night at the Northfield Retirement Center.
Northfield legend Dan Freeman, 72, has died. Freeman—well known for his involvement in many aspects of life in Northfield—passed away Monday night at the Northfield Retirement Center, according to a death notice released by the Benson and Langehough Funeral Home. Freeman had battled health issues for some time. But, according to a post written by his daughter Suzanne on his Facebook page April 26, his health unexpectedly took a turn for the worse in recent weeks. Very simply, his lungs are too scarred and damaged from his bouts with pneumonia, and there's just nothing they can do for him. He's continuing to get weaker and weaker. He'll likely remain at the same complex in Northfield. I'm so sorry to give you all this news. Suzanne …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Northfield Patch recaps the happenings of the past week.
POLICE/FIRE SCHOOLS GOVERNMENT BUSINESS COMMUNITY
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
There is no admission charge, but a silent auction, a live auction, and “donations” of storytelling at the microphone will bring in money to make his life easier this coming year.
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Wednesday, January 2
Editor's note: Northfield Patch received this message from Rob Schanilec, owner of By All Means Graphics and The Entertainment Guide. Greetings! Because of your association with Northfield, I'm thinking you may have had an association with one of our more colorful characters and Northfield legend, Dan Freeman. Dan's had some health setbacks of late that drew several of us together to organize a fundraiser for him. Please mark the date of January 25 and spread the word. We'll be gathering at The Grand to honor and support our friend whose done so much to support Northfield over the years. There is no admission charge, but a silent auction, a live auction, and “donations” of storytelling at the microphone will bring in money to make his …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
You can vote through 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26.
Who deserves to be recognized as Northfield Patch's Person of the Year? During the past week, readers have submitted names of folks they feel deserve the honor. We received eight nominations. Below, you'll find answers to two questions about each nominee from those who nominated them. We did not change the answers at all. What was submitted to us is what you see. Vote by selecting a person on the attached poll below. And, while you're at it, leave a few thoughts in the comment section about why he or she received your vote. You must be logged into the site to vote and comment. We will accept votes until 9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26. Whomever receives the most votes is Northfield Patch's Person of the Year and will have a story written about …