Freeberg, Robert Lyle Beloved Husband, Father, Grandfather & Great-Grandfather Age 91, of Inver Grove Heights. Passed away on Monday, March 4, 2013. Bob was born in Grand Rapids, MN on May 8, 1921. He graduated from St Cloud Tech High School and later from Gustavus Adolphus College. Bob Married Carolyn Ekelin during his Naval service in World War II. Carolyn died in 1988. Bob married Lorraine Seversen in 1991. Bob bought and sold propane for Cenex (Farmers Union Central Exchange) for most of his career. He was involved in the work of Augustana, the YMCA and Mount Carmel Bible Camp. Bob is survived by his wife, Lorraine (Severson) Freeberg; daughters, Lenore (Tom) Bolfing and Pat (Dobie) Heiser; sons, Bob (Gail), Tom (Jane) and Paul (Denys) Freeberg; 16 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn & sister, Arlene. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Friday at AUGUSTANA LUTHERAN CHURCH, 1400 So Robert St., West St. Paul. Interment Ft. Snelling National Cemetery. Visitation 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at KANDT & TETRICK FUNERAL HOME 140 8TH Ave No., South St. Paul and at the church 1 hour before the service. We are grateful to the staff of Timber Hills, HealthPartners Hospice and Augustana Church. Kandt Tetrick Funeral Home 651-455-5352
This obituary was originally published in the Star Tribune.