Friedrich W. Theberath, age 87, of Northfield, Minn., formerly of Noblesville, and São Paulo, Brazil, passed away March 26, 2017.

He was an avid collector and talented photographer. He will be remembered for his wonderful sense of humor.

Survivors include his children Peter (Jeanne), Lynne (Ron), John (Roseli); grandchildren Petra, Sonja, Monique, Nicole; and sister Gertrude Leidy.

He was preceded by his loving wife of 62 years, Fern (Perkins) on Dec. 6, 2014.

A memorial service is scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, April 8, 2017, at the Northfield United Methodist Church. Visitation is scheduled to begin at 9 a.m. Interment will be in Oaklawn Cemetery, Northifeld, Minn.

Arrangements are with the Benson & Langehough Funeral Home.