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Freda J. Rought
April 19, 1941 ~ July 27, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Freda J. Rought of Lodi passed away at Cayuga Medical Center on Thursday, July 27, 2023 at the age of 82.
The family will receive friends at Covert Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 1:00 to 2:00pm. A funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00pm at the funeral home. The family asks those that would like to make a contribution in Freda’s memory to kindly consider a donation to Food for All – Lodi Community Food Pantry.
Freda was born in Interlaken on April 19, 1941 daughter of the late Howard and Maude (Brewer) VanDoren. She enjoyed gardening, fishing, feeding hummingbirds, and watching wrestling and NASCAR. Most of all, Freda cherished time spent with her family.
She is survived by her children, Sherry (Carl and Scott) Hayes Schwab, Brenda Hayes, Bobbi Jo (David) Hayes, Ira Hayes, and Howard Ward; 18 grandchildren; 23 great grandchildren; a sister, Louise; and sister in law, Carol VanDoren. In addition to her parents, Freda was preceded in death by three husbands; son Edgar Ward; and two brothers, Roger and Henry VanDoren.