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Michael B. Freeborn

March 15, 1947 September 16, 2019
Michael B. Freeborn
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Mike passed away on September 16, 2019, after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was born March 15, 1947, in McMinnville to John and Barbara Freeborn. Mike attended schools in Dayton, where he graduated in 1965. After high school, he went to Lower Columbia JC where he participated in basketball and baseball. His sophomore year, both teams won the conference championship. Mike was then invited to the Pittsburg Pirates training camp but got drafted into the Army before he could attend. From March of 1968 to March of 1969, Mike was a recovery tank operator in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. After getting out of the Army in 1970, Mike went to work for U.S. Bank where he worked for almost 30 years. In 1997 he and his brother Randy opened a used car dealership where he worked until his retirement in 2004.
Mike was an avid golfer and a member of Michelbook Country Club for almost 14 years. One year he had 3 hole-in-ones. He always looked forward to the annual family fishing trip to East lake Resort in Central Oregon. The last few years Mike enjoyed watching his grandson, Michael, play basketball and baseball.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years Sharon, his daughter Shannon (Justin), his son Ryan (Sarah) and two wonderful grandkids, Michael and Katie. He is also survived by his 3 brothers; Rick, Randy and Tim.
A celebration of life will be held at the McMinnville Senior Center on Saturday, October 5, 2019, from 10:00am-12:00pm.

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10:00 AM 10/5/2019 10:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 10/5/2019 12:00:00 PM
McMinnville Senior Center

2250 NE McDaniel Lane
McMinnville, OR 97128

McMinnville Senior Center
2250 NE McDaniel Lane McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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