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Eleanor G. Freeberg

February 4, 1914 March 7, 2009
Eleanor G. Freeberg
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Eleanor Freeberg passed away at the age of 95 on March 7th, 2009, at St. Croix Regional Medical Center in St. Croix Falls, WI. She was born to William and Carri Olson on February 4, 1914, in rural Braham, MN, known as the Day Community. She was baptized, confirmed and married in the Salem Lutheran Church in Dalbo, MN. She attended grade school at Day and graduated from Braham High School in 1931, after which she attended St. Cloud Teachers’ College. She received her teaching degree and taught school for 10 years in Isanti County, MN. On August 4, 1945, she married Nealie Freeberg of Lewis, WI, where they made their home for 30 years. One daughter was born to this union. Shortly before her husband retired, they moved to Diamond Lake. Eleanor is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joanne and Jeffrey Schefelker; granddaughters, Jennifer (John) Bolger and Jayme Schefelker; and two great grandchildren, Evelyn and Gavin Bolger all of Black River Falls, WI. Survivors also include brother-in-law, Charles Freeberg; niece, Carol Searing; nephew, Brian Freeberg; and many other relatives and friends. She was a member of the Eastern Star. An Eastern Star service will be held on Tuesday. Visitation will be Tuesday, March 10, from 4 to 6PM at the Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2009, at 10:30AM at the Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Frederic with Rev. Catherine Burnette officiating. Music will be provided by organist, Mary Lou Daeffler and soloist, Terri Stoner. Casket bearers will be Darwyn Brown, Gerald Olafson, Jim Engelhart, Greg Engelhart, John Bolger and Larry Hedlund. Burial will take place at the Lewis Cemetery next to her husband. Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic, WI, was entrusted with arrangements. For information call 715-327-4475.
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