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“Dear Herman and girls, oh how that smile will be missed,especially when she would see my 4-H jacket and I knew she was remembering! We had so much...Read More »
1 of 12 | Posted by: Barbara Dube - Tolland, CT

“Hi Herman,Although Natalie already had Alzheimer's when we met and we did not get to know each other, I am glad that I got to know you. You and...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Lisa Jameson - Windsor Locks, CT

“So sorry to hear of your loss. We remember Natalie as a warm and loving person. We rejoice that she is no longer suffering and look forward to...Read More »
3 of 12 | Posted by: Dan and Allyson Kehoe - Clayton, NC

“Herman,Laurie and I just wanted you to know that we're thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. I've enjoyed running into you in the...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Steve Murray - West Hartford, CT

“We wish you moments of peace and tender reflection in the passing of Natalie. Our heartfelt sympathy. We hope you find comfort in special memories. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Josh and Ginny Edelson - CT

“To the entire family, we wish to express our condolences on your loss of Natalie. We remember her from high school and beyond as a very warm person...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Carl and Pat Walbam - Westerly, RI

“Dear Hermon, Kristie, Katie and Jodi, I want to send you Oceans of God's Love and Blessings. You really lost Natalie,Mom, many years ago. Let's...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: Grace Collies - East Granby, CT

“Herman and family, Hazel and I are very sorry for your loss, Natalie was such a wonderful, lovely lady. We will miss her too. ”
8 of 12 | Posted by: Dave Marsden - Newington, CT

“Herman, I'm am so sorry to hear about the loss of your wife of so many years. My prayers go out to you and and your family. May the support from...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Lorrie Moule - Windsor, CT

“Herman, our hearts go out to you. It s been a long time since the early days of the Police Wives Club and the work that Natalie did to make it...Read More »
10 of 12 | Posted by: ed and Sandi Woods - myrtle beach, SC

“Deepest sympathy to the Freitag family, I have fond memories of this lovely lady.Karen Machholz Aafedt ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: A friend

“Thoughts and prayers to all the family ”
12 of 12 | Posted by: Debbie Cunningham - Danbury, CT

Natalie Burnham Freitag, 74, beloved wife of Herman for 54 years, reached the embrace of Jesus on March 4, 2017 following an arduous journey with Alzheimer's. A Bloomfield native, she was born May 10,1942 in Hartford to the late Pearl Dunsmoor and Thomas R. Burnham, Sr. Daughters Kirsti, Katie and Jodi and grandchildren Samuel, Elise and Julia, children of Kirsten and Michael Murray of Malvern, PA and Amanda and Emily, daughters of Katie and Brian Lagace of New Fairfield, CT completed her life.

Natalie leaves siblings Thomas R. Burnham, Jr., Cynthia Burnham Pickowitz, and Fred Burnham (Larry passed in 1961); in-laws Mary Ann Burnham, Sue McCausland, Pauline Freitag Backhaus, Helen Freitag and John Freitag and well-loved nieces and nephews.

Join a Celebration of Life on Saturday, April 1 at 11 AM at Wintonbury Church, 54 Maple Avenue, Bloomfield, CT. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home, West Hartford has care of arrangements. For directions and online condolences, please visit