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Joseph Freiberg

September 18, 1927 — January 5, 2019

Joseph Henry Freiberg, 91, of Kohler passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019 at Prairie Crossing in Sheboygan Falls.Joe was born on September 18, 1927 in Hubbell, MI, son of Nicholas and Marion (Chaput) Freiberg. He was a 1945 graduate of Lake Linden - Hubbell High School. He worked at Calumet and Hecla Mining for seven years before moving to Kohler in 1952. Joseph held several positions at the Kohler Company before retiring in 1992 after 39 years of service.Joe was a member of St. John Evangelist Catholic Church in Kohler, Knights of Columbus and the Kohler Quarter Century Club. Joe enjoyed archery, flying model airplanes, football, stock car racing, puzzles, wood carving and the Green Bay Packers.Joe is survived by two sisters, Marion Rose of Green Bay, and Jewel Dahlstrom of Ontonagon, MI; one brother, Lionel Freiberg of Stanford, MI; one sister-in-law, Marjorie Freiberg of Mishicot; nephew, Mark (Varangrat) Povalski. Joe is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.Joseph was preceded in death by his parents; three sisters, Joan Freiberg, Theresa (Glenn) Bettens and Loretta (Eugene) Povalski; one brother, Lawrence Freiberg; one sister-in-law, Elaine Frieberg; and two brothers-in-law, Robert Rose and Jack Dahlstrom.A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St John Evangelist Catholic Church in Kohler at 11:30 am on Friday, January 11, 2019 with the Rev. Joe Dominic officiating. Burial will take place at Woodland Cemetery in Kohler.Family and friends will gather at the church on Friday from 10:30 am until the time of Mass at 11:30 am.For online condolences and additional information please visit www.wenigfh.com A memorial fund is being established in his memory for Pine Haven Christian Communities.Joe's family would like to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the staffs at Prairie Crossing and Sharon S. Richardson Community Hospice for the kindness and loving care given to Joe. The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home (920-467-3431) is serving the Frieberg family.

Visitation

Friday, January 11, 2019 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
St John Evangelist Catholic Church
600 Green Tree Road Kohler 53044, United States

Funeral Service

Friday, January 11, 2019 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
St John Evangelist Catholic Church
600 Green Tree Road Kohler 53044, United States
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