11 2nd Ave N, Unit 103 | Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Michael J. Freihammer, 60
Sauk Rapids, MN
Sept. 30, 1958 - Nov. 9, 2018
Jay Weber, 28
Sauk Rapids, MN
1990 - Nov. 9, 2018
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Nov. 16 at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids for Michael “Mike” J. Freihammer, age 60, who passed away Nov. 9, 2018 at his home. Rev. Gerald Dalseth officiated and burial was at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Sauk Rapids. Visitation was from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and one hour prior to the services Friday at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids. There was a prayer service at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Michael John Freihammer was born Sept. 30, 1958 in Sauk Rapids to Lawrence and Loretta (Riedeman) Freihammer. He was a union laborer for 20 years and has lived in Crosby for the past 15 years. Mike enjoyed collecting, deer hunting, fishing, trapping, playing cribbage, watching football on TV, and rebuilding his 1968 Camaro. He was a giving and kind man.
Survivors include his sisters and brothers, Rita Scapanski, Pete (Bev) Freihammer, Jim (Nancy) Freihammer, Marilyn (Joe) Orren, and Theresa (Gene) Hollenkamp all of Sauk Rapids, Fred Freihammer of Vernon Hills, Ill., Margaret Traut, John (Carol) Freihammer, Rosann Wentland and Lollie (Tom) Traut all of Sartell, Frank (Carol) Freihammer, Larry (Bev) Freihammer and Steve (Linda) Freihammer all of St. Cloud, Kathy (Roger) Thell of Albany; sister-in-law, Veronica Freihammer of Rice; special friend, Vera Hanson of Crosby; and extended family, Nick, Brittany and Brianna Doucette of Crosby. Mike was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Tom; sister-in-law, Liz Freihammer; and brothers-in-law, Art Scapanski and Floyd Traut.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to Poor Clare’s Monastery in Sauk Rapids.
Obituary, guestbook and video tribute available online: www.williamsdingmann.com.
Jay Paul Weber, son of Paul and Julie Weber; brother to Nikki Seguin, her husband Bryce and their two sons Sylus and Austin; brother to Johanna Weber and her boyfriend Brandon Lichte; grandson to Dave and Kathy Gross; boyfriend to longtime girlfriend Megan Duhn, the daughter of Dave and Lori Duhn; died Nov. 9 at the age of 28 from a traumatic brain injury due to an accidental fall.
Born in St. Cloud, raised in Sauk Rapids, Jay traveled north to attend Central Lakes College and never looked back enjoying all the Brainerd Lakes Area had to offer. Golfing, fishing, snowmobiling, playing hockey and coaching the Brainerd/Little Falls 12UA Flying Warriors girls hockey team were some of his pursuits. Known for his independence and generosity, his last gesture was to donate his organs. Jay was employed by the historic Grand View Lodge on the beautiful north shore of Gull Lake and a Baxter resident.
Services will be Saturday, Nov. 17 at Sacred Heart Church in Sauk Rapids with visitation beginning at 10 a.m., Mass at 1 p.m., and a luncheon to follow.
Rita J. Bruggman, 69
July 1, 1949 - Nov. 14, 2018
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 19 at The Waters Church in Sartell for Rita J. Bruggman, age 69, of Sartell who passed away Nov. 14, 2018 at Quiet Oaks in St. Cloud. Rev. Rachel Koubsky will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, Nov. 18 from 3-5 p.m. at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home in Sauk Rapids and also one hour prior to services Monday at the church in Sartell.
Rita was born July 1, 1949 to Oscar and Elizabeth (Helt) Bruggman in Bismarck, N.D. She was the youngest of 13 children. Rita married Randy Honer, they raised two children together and later divorced. She worked as a trade show manager for Wolters Kluwer (Banker’s Systems) for 30 plus years. Rita was a member of the Waters Church in Sartell and volunteered at Country Manor Nursing Home. She loved reading a good book and spending time with her grandkids. She enjoyed sunshine and spending time at her seasonal site at Two Rivers Campground. Rita was an active member of AA and was very proud of her sobriety. She had a quick wit, contagious laugh, giving heart and a great love for the Lord.
Rita is survived by her children, Holly (Mike) Warner of Sauk Rapids, Justin (Dawn) Honer of St. Joseph; special friend, Kevin Julson of St. Cloud; grandchildren, Ryan, Madison, Bryce; brothers and sisters, Jo Bomberger of Lincoln, Neb., Louise Bartlett of Hastings, Clare Zimmerman of St. Cloud, Lori (Jim) Rausch of Alpharetta, Ga. and John (Patricia) Bruggman of Louisville, Ky. She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers and sisters, Betty, Terry, Jane, O.J., Francis, Ann and Patricia.
Obituary and guest book available online at: www.williamsdingmann.com.