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Carol Ann Freitag

August 27, 1940 July 20, 2020
Carol Ann Freitag
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Obituary for Carol Ann Freitag

Carol A. Freitag, age 79, died in her home in Rhinelander on July 20, 2020.

Carol was born in Racine, WI on August 27, 1940 to Edna and Ralph Barrows. At a young age she moved with her family to the Rhinelander area. She graduated from Rhinelander High School in 1958. She married Carl G. Freitag on May 31, 1958. Carl and Carol were blessed with two children, Lory Freitag and Cindy (Robert) Wilcox. Carol worked side by side with Carl for many years in the agricultural business and after years of hard work retired to Coolidge, AZ in 2006. Tragedy struck in late 2007 when Carl was diagnosed with advanced leukemia. Carl lost his battle with leukemia on March 27, 2008. Carol moved back to Montello, WI to be close to her children but longed to be “home”. She moved back home to Rhinelander in early 2019, the north woods of Rhinelander were always home to Carol. Carol was cremated and laid to rest with Carl and her parents in the Newbold Cemetery not far from her childhood home.

Carol is survived by her daughter Cindy (Robert) Wilcox, Montello, WI, granddaughter Katherine Freitag, Montello, WI and granddaughter April (Sean) Heise, Flint, MI. She was preceded in death by her husband Carl G. Freitag, son Lory Freitag, brothers Ralph, Howard and Guy Barrows, mother Edna and father Ralph Barrows.

You may leave your private condolences for Carol's family at The Carlson Funeral Home (715-369-1414) is handling the arrangements for her family,


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