May 10, 2024

James D. Freed

Posted May 10, 2024 3:25 PM
James D. Freed.jpg
James D. Freed.jpg

James D. Freed, 74, of Phoenix, Arizona went to be with the Lord, May 5, 2024.

Jim was born in Manhattan, Kansas and graduated with a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Kansas State University. He was first employed by Motorola Semiconductor as a test engineer and subsequently worked for Omnitest, Gasboy Electronics, Gen Rad Designs, Eaton Corp. and Hill Top Research.

He is survived by his loving wife, Arlene, of 47 years; sisters Deb Freed, Sandy Freed; nephew Bryan Freed; nieces Brittany (Frank) Delarue, Tiffany (Robert) Echols; and stepmother, Carolyn White.

Jim loved the Lord and enjoyed serving in church leading concerts of prayer and small group bible studies as well as visiting the sick and homebound. He was proud to have been in the Air Force ROTC and was interested in airplanes and muscle cars. He liked traveling, photography, and helping people with their computers.

Services will be held at Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home in Manhattan on Wednesday, May 15 at 2:00 p.m. Interment will follow the services at the Sunrise Cemetery in Manhattan.

Donations may be made in his memory to Mission Aviation Fellowship, P.O. Box 47, Nampa, ID 83653 or

The Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502, is assisting the family with service arrangements.