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Obituaries

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Free

Nov. 14, 2020

Kaitlyn Elizabeth Free, 25, of Newton, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, at MercyOne Des Moines Medical Center. A private family service will be held. Memorials in Kaitlyn’s name to be used for her children may be left at the Wallace Family Funeral Home (checks made payable to Joe or Amy Free).

Kaitlyn, the daughter of Joseph and Amy (Woody) Free, was born Aug. 24, 1995, in Newton. She graduated from Newton High School in 2014. While in high school Kaitlyn worked in the floral department at Hy-Vee and then later at Progress Industries and Windstream. Kaitlyn loved to cook and bake and was especially good at making homemade biscuits. She also loved Christmas time, crafting and time with her children.

Kaitlyn is survived by her children, Mason Lloyd, Logan Joseph and Kayleigh Elizabeth; parents, Joe and Amy Free of Newton; brothers, John Free of Newton and Andrew Free (Candice McDonald) of Newton; niece, Adalynn; her grandfather, Michael Free of Newton; uncles, an aunt and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her paternal grandmother, Janis Free; and maternal grandparents, Delmar and Patricia Woody.

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