Gertrude E. Freiberg, 103, lifelong resident of Wausau, joined her husband in heaven July 12, 2021.
Gertrude was born September 17, 1917 to the late Herbert and Agnes (Giese) Wiedow. On October 21, 1939, Gertrude married Arthur “Art” Freiberg at Trinity Lutheran Church, Wausau. She retired from the Wausau School District in 1982. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Choirs, Welfare Workers, Homemaker Club, Quilters Club, and Bible Classes. Gertrude enjoyed gardening, crafting, fishing and camping. She was known for her warm welcomings at Applegate Terrance and was more of an ambassador than a resident. She and Art enjoyed spending time at their cottage in North Forest Campgrounds with family and friends.
Gertrude is survived by her children, David (Josie) Freiberg, Alan (Shirley) Freiberg, Jay (Judy) Freiberg, and Karen (Keith) Fuchs-Archambault; 13 grandchildren; 25 Great-Grandchildren; 5 Great Great-Grandchildren; and numerous cousins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Art Freiberg; parents; brother, Raymond Wiedow; son-in-law, Robert Fuchs; and numerous cousins.
A funeral service will be held Friday, July 16, 2021 at 11:00 am at Trinity Lutheran Church, Wausau with a visitation beginning at 10:00 am. Revered Dennis Pegorsch will officiate. Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Trinity Lutheran Church, 501 Steward Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401.
Brainard Funeral Home- Wausau Chapel is assisting the family.
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