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Obituary for Arvid T. Friberg, Jr.
Arvid Theodore Friberg Jr., 86, of West Sweden, was born December 9, 1925 in the Frederic Hospital, and departed for the Pearly Gates early in the morning of December 19, 2011.
Arvid was the 5th of 11 children of Arvid T. Friberg, Sr., and his mother was Freda Friberg. He gained a new mother, Ruth (Brown) Friberg after his mother, Freda died when he was 5.
Arvid graduated from Frederic High School in 1943, and married Marjorie Soderberg of West Sweden on September 28, 1946.
Arvid was an avid dairy farmer his entire life, and his most cherished hobby was dairy farming.
Arvid is survived by his wife, Marjorie of 65 years; children, Jay (Ellen), Kay (Joy) and Daniel (Kathy); grandchildren, Peter (Kristal), Heidi (Nathan) Stone, Andrea (Mark) Lundberg, Jacob (Lindsey), Sarah, Karin and Christian; great-grandchildren, Tino, Koral, Ezekiel, Abigail and Cecil.
Arvid is survived by sisters, Carol (Loren) Sawyer, Jane (Richard) Job and brother, Jim Michaels; and many beloved nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Arvid is preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Arlene (Iver) Peterson, Eloise (Quinton) Olson, Marian Friberg, Mertys (Kay) Kyle and Ivah Marie Holcom; and brothers, Roger Friberg and Dallas (Marlene) Friberg.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22 at Calvary Covenant Church in Alpha, WI at 11:00 a.m. This will be preceded by visitation at the Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic on Wednesday, December 21 from 4 to 7 p.m. and again at the church 1 hour prior to the service.
Interment will take place at West Sweden Cemetery at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 22 following the church service and lunch.
Online condolences may be left at www.rowefh.com. Please continue to check this website for updated information or call Bruce Rowe at 715-327-4475.
Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic, Wisconsin has been entrusted with funeral arrangements.