|3/1/2017 2:30:00 PM|
Jacqueline Freitag, 58, of Litchfield, formerly of Butterfield, Windom and Bingham Lake, died Feb. 24, 2017, at Meeker Manor in Litchfield.
A memorial service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m., at Johnson-Hagglund Funeral Home in Litchfield.
Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home and continue Saturday for one hour prior to the service.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.johnsonhagglund.com.
Jacqueline Dee Lepsey was born Sept. 20, 1958, to Dale and Darlene (Stage) Lepsey in Breckenridge. Her family moved to various places in the Western United States before returning to Minnesota from Idaho in 1966. After living in Cobden for a short time, they moved to Butterfield where she graduated from Butterfield High School.
In 1977, Jacqueline married Dan Freitag. They were married until 1989.
She continued her education, receiving a paralegel degree from Jackson Vo-Tech in Jackson.
In 1989, she met LeRoy Fischer and moved to his farm near Windom. They lived a short time in Bingham Lake before moving to Lake Manuella in 1991, then Litchfield in 1992. They have been living north of Litchfield since 2004.
Jacqueline worked as a bookkeeper for Dolan and Besser and also for Sparboe Company.
She enjoyed watching cooking and home improvement shows and using things she learned from the shows in her home. She enjoyed cooking, canning and gardening as well as spending time with her grandchildren. She also was an avid reader and bird-watcher.
She was preceded in death by her parents and an infant brother, Brian Lepsy.
Survivors include her children: Jared (Tiffany) Freitag of Kremmling, Colo.; Dusty Freitag (and fiancee Neva Grabow) and Dayelle Cox, all of Litchfield; and Heather Fischer, Sarah (Justin) Hute and Matt (Abby) Fischer, all of Mesa, Ariz.; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; "her other half," LeRoy Fischer of Litchfield; a sister, Wanda Stage (John Birosh) of Thayer, Mo.; and sisters- and brothers-in-law: Leona (Gerald) Hanson and Larry Fischer, all of Grove City; Lorraine Bipes and Phyllis (Vinnie) Ableidinger, all of Litchfield; and Maryls (Delbert "Butch") Sturges of Hutchinson.