Harold C. 'Todd' Freeman, III
Freeman III, Harold C. "Todd" Todd was born in Saint Paul, MN on December 11, 1939 and passed on June 5, 2021. He attended Breck School and graduated from the Saint Paul Academy, elected student body president senior year. Graduated from Middlebury College in Vermont where he played varsity tennis, sang in the "Dissipated Eight", was elected to Blue Key Honor Society and elected Student Association president senior year. Todd volunteered with the Minneapolis Aquatennial Association and was a member of Toastmasters International, which he considered invaluable in controlling his stuttering. He worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and later became a Personal Trainer with the Northwest Athletic Club then Life Time Fitness at Crosstown. He fully retired in 2010. Fitness became an important part of his life because of hypertension. He began running and later racewalking. He presented speed walking classes at Edina Community Education Center, corporate seminars and made several local television appearances. He ran three marathons, race walked two and completed ten 31-mile American Birkebeiner cross country ski races. He enjoyed singing with the Valley Chamber Chorale in Stillwater for several decades and later with the Wayzata Community Church Chancel Choir. He also enjoyed wintering in Florida, pickle ball, biking, golfing and traveling internationally. Todd got his SCCA regional license and drove race cars at the old Donneybrook track in Brainerd. He competed in the International Ice Racing Association events, the Skip Barber Midwest Race Series and IMSA Firehawk Series. He valued the many friendships he made autocrossing locally and at SCCA events around the country. He trophied at the 1993, 1994, 2012 and 2015 National Championships and was most proud of winning his class at the 2017 Spring Nationals. Todd was blessed with a full life and is eternally thankful for his many dear friends and compassionate doctors and care givers. He is survived by his brother Tim (Susan) Freeman of Moraga, CA, and nephews Scott (Kate) Freeman of Washington, D. C., and Mark (Megan) Freeman of St. Louis, MO. He was preceded in death by his parents Harold C. and Mary Elizabeth (Fobes) Freeman, Jr. Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society. A celebration of Todd's life will be held at the Wayzata Community Church, 125 Wayzata Blvd. East, Wayzata, MN on Tuesday, June 29th at 2:00pm. Please RSVP by email. Send your email with your name and others who will attend to firstname.lastname@example.org. On the Subject Line please reference the Todd Freeman Service.
Published on June 13, 2021
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