Adrian J. Freidhof
May 2, 1923 ~ May 28, 2018
Adrian Freidhof, age 95 of New Hampton passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018 at Mercy Medical Center in New Hampton. A Memorial Mass for Adrian will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at Holy Family Parish in New Hampton with Father Brian Dellaert celebrating the Mass. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the Memorial Mass at the church on Thursday. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Alta Vista. Adrian Joseph was born on May 2, 1923, the son of Edward and Anna Helena (Diederich) Freidhof in Elma, Iowa. He attended country school. Upon completing his education, Adrian began his lifelong career as a farmer. On April 3, 1945, Adrian was united in marriage to Helen Marie Zweibohmer at St. Francis De Sales in Ossian, Iowa. The couple made their home near Alta Vista, later moving to the Freidhof Family Farm. Adrian and Helen moved to New Hampton when they retired in 1989. Adrian enjoyed traveling with Helen, fishing, golfing, playing cards and spending time with his family. He was a member of Holy Family Parish in New Hampton, the Catholic Order of Forresters, Knights of Columbus and a trustee at St. Bernard Catholic Church in Alta Vista. Those left to cherish Adrian’s memories are his children, Dorothy (Don) Link of Davenport, IA, Carol (James) Fangman of Cameron, WI, Joyce (Bob Runge) Zeliadt of Des Moines, IA, Marlene (Tom) LaMotte of Biwabik, MN, Donna (James) Rosonke of New Hampton and Darryl (Tammy) Freidhof of Storm Lake, IA; two sisters-in-law, Lorraine Freidhof of Ridgeway, IA and Bernice Freidhof of Lourdes, IA; 16 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Helen in 2016; his children, Duane and Henry; granddaughter, Kaitlin Rosonke; sisters, Gertrude Lentz, Edith Heit and Mary Freidhof in infancy; his brothers, Linus, Jerome in the Battle of the Bulge, Fabian, Cyrus and Robert.