Freda Lavon Zitzelberger was passed away Aug. 25, 2022. She was born in Salem, Oregon to Leonard and Bonnie Bradbury on July 21, 1947.
Freda lived in Oregon her whole life, working in Salem, before marrying Allen Zitzelberger on April 15, 1972. Freda’s life consisted of being a loving mother, grandmother, hobbies and farming. Freda and Allen started their family in 1973 with the birth of their son, Robert, followed by David, Anthony and Timothy. They raised their boys on a farm in Bethany, Oregon.
Freda enjoyed participating in PTA at Bethany school and being a 4-H leader for sewing and cooking. Her hobbies included cooking, baking, sewing, crocheting, gardening and reading. While living on the farm in Bethany, Freda kept the farm account for the Zitzelberger Brothers and worked in the berry fields for the Wavra family. Freda loved spending time with family at Christmas breakfasts, birthdays and family dinners.
She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Freda is survived by her husband of 50 years, Allen Zitzelberger; sons, Robert (Cara) Zitzelberger, David Zitzelberger, Anthony (Wendy) Zitzelberger, and Timothy Zitzelberger; brother, Kelly (Debbie) Bradbury; grandchildren, Sarah, Allison, Benjamin and Jacob.
A celebration of life will be held Sunday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m. at the Silverton Elks Lodge. A private graveside service will be held at Calvary Cemetery in Mount Angel, Oregon at a later time.
In lieu of flowers a donation to the American Kidney Fund, https://secure.kidneyfund.org/site/SPageNavigator/df_id/tribute.html?don_tp=hon_n&_ Zitzelberger
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or Silverton Elks Lodge #2210 Would be greatly appreciated.