Juel Freeburg, 84, of North Platte passed away at Linden Court surrounded by her family on Monday, Sept. 2, 2019.
Juel was born Dec. 9, 1934 at Farwell to Ralph and Peggy George. The family moved to North Platte in ’43 and Juel went on to graduate from North Platte High School in 1953.
Juel had worked at Sunshine Dairy for a while then Northwestern Bell Telephone Company for many years.
On June 18, 1954, Juel was united in marriage to Bruce Freeburg at North Platte where they made their home. They were blessed with three children and nearly 61 years of marriage.
Juel was a member of the Berean Church and Bethel Evangelical Free Church. She was a wonderful wife, mother and grandmother. Juel loved her family and enjoyed reading and crocheting.
She is survived by her children, Terry (Gale) Freeburg of Lincoln and Todd (Theresa) Freeburg and Beth (Bill) Beckius, both of North Platte; sister, Patty (Dennis) Leighton of North Platte; grandchildren, Stephanie (Aric) Riggins, Cara (Tony) Turek, Sarah Beckius, Craig (Erin) Freeburg, Travis Freeburg, and Shannon Beckius (special friend, Eric Mason); great-grandchildren, Coleman, Riley, Kaden, Mason, Liam, Violet, and Korben; sister-in-law, Dottie George of Cave Creek, Ariz.; and other family.
Along with her husband Bruce, Juel was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph and Peggy George; brother, Rex George; and sister and brother-in-law, Jane and Clinton Miller.
Funeral service will be on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. at Bethel Evangelical Free Church with Pastor Lynn Kent officiating. Burial will follow at Fort McPherson National Cemetery.
Visitation will be on Wednesday from 4-7 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel, which is in charge of arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to the North Platte Walk to Remember Alzheimers. Online condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com.