Dennis C. Freyberger, 65, Dubois

Dennis C. Freyberger, 65, of Dubois, died Friday (January 5) at his home. He was born in Evansville August 30, 1952, to Amos W. and Ardella Lydia (Nussmeyer) Freyberger. He married Melanie Meyer June 1, 1974, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Boone Township.

Dennis was a 1970 graduate of Dubois High School and a lifelong farmer. He was a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Haysville where he served on the church council. He served on a number of county committees as a member and/or chairperson including the Dubois County Pork Producers, the Dubois County SWCD, and the USDA Farm Service Agency. He was an active member of the local National Farmers Organization (NFO), serving as an officer. In 1972 he was recipient of the Silver Cup from Purdue University for outstanding farm management. He enjoyed rabbit hunting and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by his wife, Melanie Freyberger; one daughter, Nicole Freyberger and fiancé Stuart Thomas, Crestview, Kentucky; two sons, Matthew Freyberger and wife Tina, Jasper, and Adam Freyberger and wife Jessica, Dubois; five grandchildren; Eli, Lexi, Abbie, Ryder, and Ruger Freyberger; three sisters, JoAnn Schnarr and husband Wayne, Ireland, and Shirley Stallwood and husband Geoff and Linda Schmitt and husband Tony, all of Jasper; three brothers, Kenneth and Edwin Freyberger and Keith Freyberger and wife Kathy, all of Dubois.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one son who died in infancy.

Friends may call from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper and from 10-11 a.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Church. Memorial contributions can be made to the ALS Foundation or to St. Paul’s Church. Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday at the church with burial following in the church cemetery. Rev. Tim Holt will officiate.

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