Freda Herman, age 81, passed away, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, surrounded by her family.
A Celebration of Life visitation will be held at Shuda Funeral Chapel in Stevens Point on Wednesday, September 6 at 6:00 pm. Family and friends will gather to share memories from 4:00-until the time of the services at the funeral chapel.
Freda was born August 8, 1936 in Sarles, ND, the daughter of Richard and Ena (Jenson) Olson. She graduated from Sarles High School and the School of Forestry in Bottin Eau, ND. Freda worked at Sentry Insurance until she married Leonard Herman at St. Peters Catholic Church on November 11, 1955. She then helped in running the family dairy farm. She was also co-owner of RJ Vending.
Freda enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking and gardening.
Freda is survived by her husband, Leonard, 4 daughters: Leah (Ken) Lepinski, Stevens Point; Diane (Mike) Matysik, Rosholt; Beth (Paul) Nellessen, Stevens Point, Sara (John) DeNucci, Fernandina Beach, FL. She is also survived by 11 Grandchildren; Jocelyn (Daisy) Quintal-Lepinski, Justin (Kathryn) Lepinski, Jordan (Kaylee Wierzba) Matysik; Jaime (Jared) Hintz; Antonio and Eva DeNucci; Abigail, Elizabeth and Rebecca Nellessen; Kyla (Erik Andrius Crots) Pliskie, and Alyk Pliskie. 5 great grandchildren: Lane, Keaton, Max, Alice and Marley. She is also survived by her 4 sisters and 1 brother: Dolores Hackett, ND; Bette (Denzil) Lue, MN; Karen Olson, MN; Sharon Olson, Alma, WI; and Ron (Jerri) Olson, MN.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her daughter Nancy (Ken) Pliskie and her brother Raymond Olson.
A special thank you to the staff at Whispering Pines, St. Michael's Ascension staff and Michelle Hansen who cared for Freda for over a year, allowing her to live at home for as long as she could.