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Freda Huber died Feb. 4, 2018, at the Missouri Slope Lutheran Care Center, Bismarck.

Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, at Trinity Lutheran Church, 3rd St. and Ave. A, Bismarck, with The Rev. Steve Sathre officiating.

Burial will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, Mandan.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.

Freda was born July 28, 1923, on a farm in Pretty Rock Township, south of Elgin, to Johannes and Wilhelmina Wegner, the youngest girl in a family of nine children.

At age 16, Freda left the farm and moved to Elgin where she worked at the local grocery store. At age 18, she earned her GED and set off for Bismarck to attend nursing school. She graduated in the first LPN class at the St. Alexius Hospital School of Nursing. She completed specialized training as an intensive care nurse, spending her entire career at St. Alexius Hospital.

While living in Bismarck, Freda met Frank Huber. On Sept. 20, 1948, they were married at Trinity Lutheran Church, where they maintained lifelong membership. Frank and Freda enjoyed spending time at their cabin at Lake Tschida, boating, fishing, and planting numerous trees and gardens. In retirement, they enjoyed many travels together.

Freda was an active community volunteer. She was recognized as State Volunteer of the Year by the Boys and Girls Ranch Thrift Stores. She was also named as State Mrs. Eagle for her volunteer work with that organization. She was a member of the Elkettes, and spent many hours working on quilts as part of her church’s quilting circle.

Freda is survived by her children, Linda (Charles) Axness, Moorhead, Minn., and Lee (Debra) Huber, Bismarck; grandchildren, Jonathan (Sarah) Huber, Bismarck, Dr. Jacqueline Huber, Fargo, and Danette (Ty) Krumwiede, Minot; two great-grandchildren; three sisters-in-law; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Freda was preceded in death by her husband, Frank; and all of her siblings.

Go to www.eastgatefuneral.com to share memories of Freda and sign the online guest book. (Eastgate Funeral Service, Bismarck)

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