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“To John, Nicole and Brad, We are remembering Debbie on the 9th of this month.We think of her often. We miss her smile and her caring ways We hope...Read More »
1 of 63 | Posted by: Sue and Jim Skora and family - IN

“Dear John, Nicole and Brad, Our family is remembering Debbie today, as it has been 6 months since she has passed. John, you look great, and your...Read More »
2 of 63 | Posted by: Sue Skora and Family - Arcola, IN

“Debbie,I will always have fond memories of you laughing, joking and enjoying life. Our paths would not have crossed if Dolly never moved to...Read More »
3 of 63 | Posted by: Sue Connolly - Plainfield, IL

“I am so sorry to just hear of Debbies passing she brought Sunny D into my shop at Rovers Makeover where i groomed him and her and I would have some...Read More »
4 of 63 | Posted by: Lori Hamilton - Fort Wayne, IN

“Having known the entire Freiburger family for pretty much all of my life, I was fortunate enough to get to spend some real quality time with Debbie...Read More »
5 of 63 | Posted by: - Fort Wayne, IN

“John and family,We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.Dave & Linda(Voors)Chandler ”
6 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“Debbie was smiling whenever I saw her such an inspiration. My prayers are with all of you. Dallas Lake will miss her.Julie Kelly ”
7 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“John, Brad, and Nicole You have our deepest sympathy! Deb was was such a ray of sunshine with the most beautiful smile....she will be missed by many...Read More »
8 of 63 | Posted by: Barb Phillips - Fort Wayne, IN

“John,I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your wife Debbie. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Roberta (Crowl) Hackett ”
9 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“Oh what a beautiful Lady .. God bless you John Brad Nicole and all friends and family... our prayers are with you always... xo ”
10 of 63 | Posted by: pam phillips - ft. wayne, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go through this difficult time. I have many fond memories of Debbie with her quick smile and her warm...Read More »
11 of 63 | Posted by: Robert and Liane Carroll - IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless! ”
12 of 63 | Posted by: Hoosier Windows - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are sending our sympathy to John & family. We met Debbie through her daughter Nicole from FW Volleyball Club. I remember Debbie being a very...Read More »
13 of 63 | Posted by: Susan, Steve, & Emilie Bienz - IN

“Dear John.....I was so sad and shocked to see of Debbie's passing in the paper. My heart goes out to you. I remember Debbie as one of the most...Read More »
14 of 63 | Posted by: Ginger (Robinson) Gadoci - IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are are with the Freiburger family. Everyone who knew Debbie will remember her smile, her sense of humor and her love of her...Read More »
15 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved wife and mother. My heart goes out to all of you.Jeanne McEntee ”
16 of 63 | Posted by: Jeanne McEntee - Fort Wayne

“I had the honor of meeting Debbie at Siesta Key, FL. Her beautiful smile and loving personality made her such an outstanding woman. I will forever be...Read More »
17 of 63 | Posted by: Cathy Allison - Largo, FL

“Dear John, Brad & Nicole~ we are so sorry for your loss. When I was in the car with your Aunt Dawn I would talk to Debbie too. She had a wonderful...Read More »
18 of 63 | Posted by: Diane&Richard Welsh - CT

“John and family.I am so sorry for your loss.I am so glad that I got to see you and Debbie at the Cathedral after mass.Keeping you and your family in...Read More »
19 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy to John and Brad and Nicole. Debbie was full of life and would light up even more when we talked about our kids. She had a...Read More »
20 of 63 | Posted by: Scott Wray - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear John, Brad, and Nicole, I was truly saddened to hear of your loss. I remember her beautiful smile and how lovingly she talked of Brad and...Read More »
21 of 63 | Posted by: Marilyn McKee - Fort Wayne, IN

“Brad & Nicole, I am so sorry for your loss, and was extremely saddened to hear of this tragedy. Many prayers are being said for you, your mom's...Read More »
22 of 63 | Posted by: Amy Dumford - Fort Wayne, IN

“John and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I pray for a speedy recovery for John. Such a shock. ”
23 of 63 | Posted by: Joyce Schuller (Pranger), Bernice's daughter - IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. We have fond memories of Deb at Wallen during all the baseball games and tournaments. She always...Read More »
24 of 63 | Posted by: Brian, Cathy, Curtis and Rachel Wise

“John, Brad & Nicole: Our sympathy is sent to you and those close to you and Debbie. She was such a ray of sunshine. You will be in our thoughts...Read More »
25 of 63 | Posted by: Larry & Linda Rohrbach - IN

“Dear John, Nicole and Brad: Robbie and I are still shocked and saddened by the loss of Deb and John,your injuries. Sometimes life is a mystery but...Read More »
26 of 63 | Posted by: Bruce & Robbie Mathews - Concord, NH

“Debbie, you will be missed so very much. You were my best friend and a light in my life that kept me going when I wasn't sure I could. I am honored...Read More »
27 of 63 | Posted by: Barb Lauer - Fort Wayne, IN

“My deepest sympathy to John and family. Debbie was a wonderful person and a close friend to me many years ago when we worked together at Thomson...Read More »
28 of 63 | Posted by: Barry Motter - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this terrible time. Your mother had a wonderful positive spirit. May it live in you. Our deepest sympathies...Read More »
29 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear John, Brad & Nicole,You're very special Angel in heaven is watching over you all now. We hope Debbie's love & God's will keep you safe &...Read More »
30 of 63 | Posted by: Theresa Tippmann

“In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and miss you always.John,Brad,and Nicole...you are in our prayers. ”
31 of 63 | Posted by: Michele & Domonic Sewell - IN

“As a friend of the extended family in CT, I know that Debbie's passing has had a profound effect on everyone that has known her. I would like to pass...Read More »
32 of 63 | Posted by: Courtney Matula - Brookfield, CT

“Words cannot express my sorrow over the loss of Deb. To John, Dawn, Brad, Nicole, family and friends, may you find comfort in the love that surrounds...Read More »
33 of 63 | Posted by: Ashley Turnbull - Brookfield, CT

“Your family will be in my heart ”
34 of 63 | Posted by: A friend


35 of 63 | Posted by: Diane Harper

“You will be miss my Angel and to the FeedBurner family I will keep you in prayers God bless you all ”
36 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“DEAR JOHN,BRAD, AND NICOLEWE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR DEBBIE WAS IN THAT TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. SHE WILL BE TRULY MISSED BY HER FAMILY, BUT ALSO BY HER MANY...Read More »
37 of 63 | Posted by: ALICE/MOE SCHAFER - VENICE, FL

“May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. I wish you the best in this tough time.To Brad: up, down, left, right, pound it,...Read More »
38 of 63 | Posted by: Tony Bobay - Muncie, IN

“Dear John and Family, we were so sorry to hear of your terrible accident. When we think of Debbie, we think of her with such a great smile and...Read More »
39 of 63 | Posted by: Kim and Patty Meek - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear John, Brad and Nicole - Please know Jeff and I are praying for you and the loss of Debbie I talked with her at many lake functions and what an...Read More »
40 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“To the family,No words can describe the loss you are suffering. I am, like so many others, heartbroken to hear of your loss. "Aunt" Debbie was such a...Read More »
41 of 63 | Posted by: Amelia Pape - Savannah, GA

“John & family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Peace and comfort to you all. ”
42 of 63 | Posted by: Nancy (Martin) Becker - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Prayers with All of Youmy daughter told me of the accident and We All Are Saddened of a tragedy especially being a Queen of Angels member. That is...Read More »
43 of 63 | Posted by: - IN

“John,Brad and Nicole,Please accept our deepest sympathies. We are so sorry to hear of Debs passing. What a wonderful lady. May Gods grace be with you...Read More »
44 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“I remember Debbie when I worked at PDT. One summer it was so hot that she brought in bottled water and ice for everyone. She also made sure we took...Read More »
45 of 63 | Posted by: Cindy Husted - Ft. Wayne, IN

“John and Family, As members of St Patrick Church of Arcola, we wish to convey our deepest sympathy on the passing of Debbie. Your Parish Family will...Read More »
46 of 63 | Posted by: Tom and Debbie Frazier - IN

“John,Brad and Nicole please know that I along with so many from our Luers class are deeply saddened but believe you are strong and will be there for...Read More »
47 of 63 | Posted by: Terry Haffner - Fort Wayne, IN

“Gary, Karen, and family, my prayers extend to your entire family. May your family find comfort in the Arms of the Lord. Jo Bauman ”
48 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending our deepest sympathy to the Freiburger families. ”
49 of 63 | Posted by: Bill & Jenny Sorg - FL

“Wishing you peace, comfort and courage to face the days ahead and loving memories of the joy Deb brought to all. ”
50 of 63 | Posted by: Terry, Shelly, & Alexis Van Daele - IN

“Gary, Karen & Girls:Wishing all of you peace in your time of pain. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. May you find comfort in your memories...Read More »
51 of 63 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved wife and Mother. I met Debbie two years ago and feel like I've known her all my life... May Gods...Read More »
52 of 63 | Posted by: Becky Escobedo Lebrato - Ft Wayne, IN

“John and children.How heartbreaking to hear of sweet Debbie. We fear little we can say helps at this time. Please know you are in our prayers. ”
53 of 63 | Posted by: Ken & Kam Schaefer - fort wayne, IN

“John, My heart aches for your loss. Debbie was such a special person. I am so glad that the two of you were able to make it to Jack's honorary...Read More »
54 of 63 | Posted by: Connie Pipher - Wolcottville, IN

“John and family, We are so sorry for your loss, you will be in our thoughts and prayers. ...Read More »
55 of 63 | Posted by: Dave and Carol Krouse - Payne,, OH

Tailgating at BSU last year. “I met Debbie five summers ago for the first time. She quickly became one of my favorite people in the world. All of the nights out by the firepit,...Read More »
56 of 63 | Posted by: Rachel Burtnett - Fort Wayne, IN

“Debbie was such a sweet and truly special person. My girls loved staying at Debbie's house while i had to work. It gave me a lot of comfort to know...Read More »
57 of 63 | Posted by: Rita Arnold - Westfield, IN

“I only met you once Debbie. I met you and John at Ball State when we were checking out the house our grandson, Josh, and your Brad wanted to rent...Read More »
58 of 63 | Posted by: Diane Combs - San Clemente, CA

<3 Debbie and Debbie   Senior Prom “I can't believe it is real. We were just texting the other day about Nicole getting into Ball State and you were sending me pictures of your baby...Read More »
59 of 63 | Posted by: Sara Schaefer - Fort Wayne, IN

“My heart goes out to all of you. You're all in my thoughts and prayers. Another loss for our family. ”
60 of 63 | Posted by: LaRae Muselman - Pekin, IL

“We hold you all in prayers and send our condolences. ”
61 of 63 | Posted by: Scott and Jenny Franko - osceola, IN

“Our family couldn't be more saddened by the passing of Debbie and the injuries that John sustained. Great people, great family. It's a mystery why...Read More »
62 of 63 | Posted by: Mike Doseck - Fort Wayne, IN

“With Love, Thank you for all your kindness and heart. Michelle Brown, Jessie, Michael, and Christian ”
63 of 63 | Posted by: Michelle Brown - IN - Friend


Debbie Freiburger, 56, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013. Born in Wakefield, NE, raised in Wichita, KS and Fort Wayne. Debbie graduated from Snider High School and IUPUI-Indianapolis. She was a loving mom and wife. Debbie worked as an investment consultant and was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Arcola. She loved being a mom first and foremost, as well as a loving and supporting wife. Debbie was known as "Momma Fry" to many. She loved supporting her children in all their activities, and made friends everywhere she went. Debbie loved the lake, social activities, gardening, garage sales, shopping, antiques, and fishing. Her laughter, wit, and especially her smile will be missed by all of her family and friends. Surviving are her husband of 25 years, John Freiburger; son, Brad Freiburger; daughter, Nicole Freiburger; all of Fort Wayne, sisters, Anne Piazza of Fort Wayne, Dawn (Bob) Pickerill of Brookfield, CT, and many other loving relatives. Debbie was preceded in death by her son, Joey, brother, Greg Muselman, and parents Willis and Bobbie Muselman. Mass of Christian Burial is 11a.m. Thursday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 12305 Arcola Road with calling 1 hour prior. Calling also 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at D.O. McComb and Sons Covington Knolls Funeral Home, 8325 Covington Road, with a Vigil Service at 6:15 p.m. Burial at a later date in St. Aloysius Catholic Cemetery, Yoder, Indiana. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Masses or Francine's Friends Mobile Mammography. To sign the online guest book, go to www.mccombandsons.com.