Franklin W. Freitag
Franklin W. Freitag, age 82, of Oconomowoc passed away peacefully on Monday, Oct. 31, 2016. He is survived by his loving wife, Karen, of 54 years; his children, Jon (Jennifer Dunn) Freitag, Kerry (Greg) Etter, Michael Freitag; his grandchildren, Mason and Blake Etter and Chris (Ashley) Stewart, and his great-grandchildren, Jenna, Jessica and Mason Stewart, along with many nieces and nephews.
Franklin was preceded in death by his parents, Alfred and Elizabeth Freitag; his siblings Harlow, Evora, Russell, Julia, Marion and Annette.
Frank was a kind and generous man who loved his family, traveling with Karen, and spending time in the outdoors. In his spare time he enjoyed sports. He was a standout baseball player in his younger years and had fond memories of playing an exhibition game against the Yankees. He was a devoted employee of Century Fence for years.
Those who had the pleasure of knowing him appreciated his great sense of humor.
Services will be held on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, 145 E. Lisbon Road, Oconomowoc. A visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. with a service at 6 p.m. A private burial at Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery will take place on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Our Saviorís Lutheran Church, the Salvation Army or HAWS humane society.
The family would like to give special thanks to the staff at Oconomowoc Memorial Hospital and Visiting Angels.
Pagenkopf Funeral Home, 1165 E. Summit Ave., Oconomowoc, WI 53066, is serving the family. For further information, call 262-567-4457 or visit www.pagenkopf.com.