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Elaine M. (Koch) Freudenburg

July 20, 1933 ~ November 6, 2020 (age 87)

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Private Family Funeral Services for Elaine M. Freudenburg, age 87, of Norfolk, formerly of Madison, will be held Wednesday, November 11, 2020 at St. John Green Garden rural Madison.  Reverend Barry Williams will officiate.  Burial will be in the church cemetery.  The funeral service will be recorded and can be viewed on the Home for Funerals website.  Resseguie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She passed away Friday, November 6, 2020 at the Heritage of Bel Air in Norfolk.

Elaine Marie was born in Platte County, Nebraska to Otto and Nora (Henke) Koch.  She grew up on the family farm northeast of Columbus.  Elaine was baptized on August 27, 1933 and confirmed March 30, 1947 at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shell Creek.  Elaine attended elementary school at Platte County District #2 and graduated from Kramer High School in Columbus in 1952.

Following graduation, Elaine helped work on the family farm. She married Richard Freudenburg at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Shell Creek on February 20, 1968.  Elaine was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing, reading and gardening. Her greatest love was for God and her family.

She is survived by her children Mark R. (Shelley) Freudenburg, Lynette (Todd) Kasik, and Brian (Rhonda) Freudenburg all of Madison, seven grandsons, one granddaughter, one great granddaughter, sister Phyllis (Frank) Kasal of Rogers, sister-in-law Norma Koch of Columbus, and many nieces and nephews.

Elaine was preceded in death by her parents, husband Richard, who passed away June 18, 1981, brothers Walter Koch and Hugo Koch, sisters Dolores Kallweit and infant sister Norma Koch, and brother-in-law Dayle Kallweit. 

Memorials requested to Lutheran High Northeast Scholarship fund.

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