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Beth Freeburg - April 16, 2013


Beth I. Freeburg, 75, passed into the arms of Jesus Christ her Savior, whom she loved so much on April 16, 2013, in Greeley Colo. She was born Aug. 12, 1937, in Palisade, Neb., to Ted and Erma (Miley) Schreiber.
Beth graduated from Wauneta High School in 1955 and attended Rockmont College (now Colorado Christian University) until the illness and untimely death of her mother.
She married Pat W. Freeburg on June 16, 1957, in Hamlet, Neb. After living in Longmont, Colo., for three years they moved to Sterling, Colo., in 1960.
Beth was preceded in death by her parents, Ted and Erma; a brother, Lyle E. Schreiber; a son, Paul; and her sister, Carol F. Wolcott.
She is survived by her loving husband of 55 years, Pat Freeburg of Sterling; son John Freeburg and wife Marcy of Rye, Colo., and daughter Becky and husband Gary Brotherton of Greeley, Colo.
Deserving special mention because they were the lights of her life, Beth leaves behind five grandchildren: Laura and husband Scott Sigmon of Richmond, Va., Robert Brotherton and wife Beth of Fort Collins, Colo.; Casey, Caleb, and Kyle Freeburg of Rye, Colo., and one great-grandson, Everett, of Richmond, Va.
Beth loved her life in Sterling and spent over 30 years working, first for Garretson’s Sport Center and later for Clark Scriven, DDS.
She enjoyed meeting people from every walk of life and treated everyone like an old friend.
Viewing took place at Chaney-Reager Funeral Home in Sterling from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2013, with family present from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m.
There was memorial and celebration of life at the Berean Church of Sterling at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Gideons International, PO Box 84, Sterling, CO., 80751 “…so that they may hear and believe.”