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Freemond Strobel

October 8, 2012
Freemond Strobel
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Freemond Leo Strobel…

was born to Frederick and Anna (Reimer) Strobel on March 22, 1926 in Pipestone, Minnesota where he was raised on the family farm and attended country school. Upon completion of his education, he helped on the family farm. On April 20, 1945, he entered the US Army, serving during WWII. After his discharge in January 9, 1947, he returned to the farm. On June 20, 1954, he was united in marriage to Jeanine Meyer at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Pipestone. Following their marriage, they farmed near Hardwick, Minnesota. In 1960, they moved to the family farm near Jasper, Minnesota. After his retirement in 1988, they moved into Pipestone where they currently resided. On October 6, 2012, he was admitted to Avera McKennan Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he died on Monday, October 8, 2012 at the age of 86 years, six months and 16 days.

Freemond was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Trosky, Minnesota. He enjoyed square dancing with the love of his life, Jeanine, for 20 years, playing darts, and fishing. He also enjoyed playing cards, especially with his card club. He was an avid MN Twins fan.

He is lovingly remembered by his wife of 58 years, Jeanine Strobel of Pipestone, Minnesota; five children, Rodney and his wife Lynda Strobel of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Douglas Strobel of Luverne, Minnesota, Debra and her husband Gary VandenBosch of Forest City, Iowa, Dianne and her husband Delburt Kracht of Pipestone, Minnesota and Lynn and her husband Joel Christ of Mead, Colorado; 12 grandchildren, Trevor Strobel, Natalie Strobel and Gabriel Sanchez, Justin Strobel, Kelli Strobel, Kayla and Matt Mehlhoff, Heath and Kristine VandenBosch, Travis and Taran VandenBosch, Jesse Johnson, Mathew Johnson and Irma Olivera, Crystal Kracht, Zachary Kracht, Seth and Shawna Kracht; 11 great-grandchildren, Dominik Sanchez, Adrienne, Gage and Brynley Mehlhoff, Brody, Karlee, Kelsey and Brenna VandenBosch, Estrella and Lucero Olivera and Shaeden Kracht; and one brother, Martin and his wife Gladys Strobel of Ortonville, Minnesota. He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Ancel, Paul and Gordon.

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Visitation

Thursday

11

Oct

6:00 AM 10/11/2012 6:00:00 AM - 8:00 PM 10/11/2012 8:00:00 PM
Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel

710 SE 4th St.
PO Box 351
Pipestone, MN 56164

Hartquist Funeral Home - Pipestone Chapel
710 SE 4th St. Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Service

Friday

12

Oct

2:30 PM 10/12/2012 2:30:00 PM
St. Paul Lutheran Church - Pipestone

621 W Main St
Pipestone, MN 56164

St. Paul Lutheran Church - Pipestone
621 W Main St Pipestone 56164 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

New Woodlawn Cemetery - Pipestone Final Resting Place

654 116th St.
Pipestone, MN 56164

654 116th St. Pipestone 56164 MN
United States
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