October 19, 1930 - August 25, 2020
Arlene Freytag, 89, of Napoleon, Ohio died peacefully on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born October 19th, 1930 in Henry County, Ohio to the late Carl and Caroline (Gebers) Riefers. On October 10, 1948, she married Robert “Bob” Freytag at St. John Lutheran Freedom Twp. Church. They spent over 71 wonderful years together. Arlene was a homemaker and served as a welcome wagon hostess in Napoleon. She also worked at IMCO Poultry, Ohio Gas Company, and the Napoleon Public Library. Arlene was a faithful member of St. Paul Lutheran Church and was a former member of the church choir. She was an excellent seamstress, enjoyed sewing, and playing cards with friends. She is also survived by her children: Daniel R. Freytag of Westerville, Ohio; James W. (Jill) Freytag of Terrace Park, Ohio; and Sonia (Allen) Lowe of Reynoldsburg, Ohio. Grandchildren: Anna Fowler, Elly Knapper, Sara Casto, Jeff Lowe, and Peter Freytag. Great Grandchildren: Beckett and Teagan Fowler, and Natalie and Owen Freytag. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Elfrieda (Wayne) Spencer and Welma (Ernest) Miller. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 28th at noon at St. Paul Lutheran Church, Napoleon with visitation from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The funeral will be livestreamed and may be viewed at https://www.stpaulnapoleon.org. The entombment will follow at Riverview Memory Gardens, Defiance. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to St. Paul Lutheran Church or School, or The Lutheran Hour. Online condolences may be made online at www.rodenbergergray.com Due to the current health conditions surrounding COVID-19, masks will be required to attend services or visitation in accordance with the State. Please also respect social distancing and make use of the website to contact the family if you are not feeling well.
Arlene Freytag, 89, of Napoleon, Ohio died peacefully on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at CHP Defiance Area Inpatient Hospice Center. She was born October 19th, 1930 in Henry County, Ohio to the late Carl and Caroline (Gebers) Riefers. On October... View Obituary & Service Information
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