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Rose Marie Freiburger, 87, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at The Hearth at Sycamore Village. Born July 3, 1932 in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of the late Charles and Julie (Ueber) Freiburger. A graduate of Central Catholic High School, Rose continued her education at Indiana University. She was the head of operations with the Indiana Employment Security Division for 45 years, from which she retired. She received the Sagamore Award from the Governor in 1996. She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church for over 50 years. She enjoyed many traveling excursions and playing cards. She is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, great great-nieces, and great great-nephews. She was also preceded in death by seven brothers, Walter, Herman, Edwin, Charles, Frederick, Ralph, and Gerald Freiburger; and five sisters, Emilie Thieme, Anne Fox, Agnes Harber, Norma Harber, and Julie Turner. Mass of Christian Burial is 11am on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 2213 Brooklyn Ave., Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Father Evaristo Olivera officiating. Calling will also be 4-7pm on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at Mungovan Simple, 2114 S. Calhoun St., Fort Wayne, with a Rosary Service beginning at 6:30pm. Burial at Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorials may be made to the church or to the Alzheimer's Association. For online condolences, please visit