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Alberta J. Freidenberger 1928 - 2012

POSTED March 26, 2012 3:44 p.m.

BISON — Alberta J. Freidenberger, 83, died March 23 at Hays Medical Center-Hadley Campus. Born Oct. 1, 1928 in Claflin, she was the daughter of Conrad and Mary (Kukula) Hoffman. In 1946, she graduated from Claflin High School. A resident of Rush County since 1949, she was a homemaker and a bus driver for USD 403 for 20 years. On May 22, 1949, she married Alex J. Freidenberger in Odin. Mrs. Freidenberger was a former member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Women’s Auxiliary and Women of Evangelical Lutheran Churches of America of Trinity Lutheran Church, both of Otis.
Survivors include her husband Alex J. Freidenberger of Bison; a son, Alan Freidenberger of Otis; five daughters, Sandy Derks of Arvada, Colo., Sharon Hilterbrand of Moore, Okla., Carol McHaley of Hutchinson, Rosemary Highfill of Otis, Karla Stecklein of Hays; 13 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Dewey Hilterbrand; a brother, George Hoffman; and two sisters, Margaret Meier and Marie Hoffman.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis with Pastor Bruce Adamson officiating. Burial will be at the Otis Lutheran Cemetery. Friends may visit from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home and from 10 to 10:50 a.m. on Thursday at Trinity Lutheran Church in Otis. Memorials may be made in care of the family.

Funeral arrangements provided by
Janousek Funeral Home
719 Pine
La Crosse, KS 67548
Great Bend (Kan) Tribune, March 27, 2012


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