Obituary of George Freeze

George Albert Freeze, age 69, a resident of Fort Scott, Kansas passed away Sunday, April 23, 2023, at his home.  He was born to Fred and Irma Dickey Freeze on October 30, 1953 in Pittsburg, Kansas.

George was a registered respiratory therapist and worked at Mercy Hospital in Fort Scott, Kansas for forty-seven years.  He loved his job.  The past three years, he worked the switchboard for Via Christi Hospital.

He married the first love of his life, Lucille Page on May 28, 1977.   George and Lucille had one son, Aaron Freeze.  Lucille passed away on February 19, 2006

George later married the second love of his life, Janice Brunner on August 3, 2010, and gained 5 step-children and 15 grandchildren.

He enjoyed playing poker, fishing and watching old TV shows.

He is survived by his wife Janice, son Aaron Freeze, of Ft. Scott, Kansas, 5 step-children and 15 grandchildren.  He is also survived by his brothers, John (Ann) Freeze of Lehi, Utah, Randy (Teresa) Freeze of Liberal, Missouri and sisters, Carol (Mark) Brizendine of Norborne, Missouri, LuAnne (Paul) Crocker of Liberal, Missouri and Linda (Tom) McKay also of Liberal, Missouri, brothers-in-law Larry Page and David Page of Fort Scott, Kansas and sisters-in-law Chris Brown, and Audrey Cole both of Ft. Scott, Kansas, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.  George was also survived by his beloved cat, Maggie, who was his constant companion.  He wasn’t really a cat person, but loved Maggie.

George was preceded in death by his wife Lucille, parents and grandparents.

George will be sadly missed by his family and many friends.

Following cremation, Rev. Chuck Russell will conduct a memorial service at 2:00 P.M. Friday, April 28th at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Private burial will take place at a later date in the Hiattville Cemetery.

Memorials are suggested to the American Diabetes Association and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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