Norbert M. Freitag

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 6 p.m. on Aug. 31 at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Grafton for Norbert M. Freitag of Albuquerque, N.M. (formerly of Grafton). Norbert died on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2006 at the age of 84. The Rev. Steve Lampe will celebrate the Mass. Visitation will be held at the church on Thursday from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Norbert was born on Jan. 3, 1922 in Grafton, son of John and Helen Becker Freitag. He was an avid reader and loved traveling. Norbert was a teacher and spent many years teaching in the Chicago area. He retired in Albuquerque, N.M.

Norbert is survived by his sisters Ann (Leroy) Weber and Fran Betz; sister-in-law Ruth (Bud) Klenner; nephew Ken (Sally) Weber; nieces Jill (Randy) Radke; Wendy (Ron) Spasaro and Becky Freitag. Norbert is further survived by grandnieces, grandnephews, other relatives and friends.

Norbert was preceded in death by his parents; his brother Clem Freitag; and his brother-in-law Bill Betz.

Memorials to St. Joseph’s Church in Grafton or the charity of your choice are appreciated.