Obit: Loberg, Erick K. #2 (1881 - 1967)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Loberg, Robb, Younker, McCray, Grannum, Buchholz, Mills, Harder, Hediger, Boon, Armitage, Wagner, Nolan, Voelker, Kester, Thompson, Cummings, Roskie, Beaver, Esselman, Syth, Gulczinski, Harder, Lueck, Stabnow, Gutenberger, Anderegg, Johnson, Seehafer, Asplin, Bender, Burnett, Booher

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 2/9/1967

Loberg, Erick K. (4 February 1881 - 1 February 1967)

Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon from the Georgas Funeral Home for Erick K. Loberg, 85, of Memorial Home, who died February 1 in Neillsville. The Rev. Carl Booher, pastor of the Greenwood Methodist Church, officiated. Burial was made in the Neillsville City Cemetery.

Mr. Loberg was born February 4, 1881, in Norway. He attended school there, coming to the United States with his sister and brother-in-law. The family located in Minnesota. On November 1, 1905, he was married in Green County to the former Lenora Robb, who died in 1943. They operated a grocery store and harness shop in (blotch). In 1914 the Loberg family came to Clark County and settled on a farm near Christie, which is now operated by a grandson.

Mr. Loberg retired from farming in 1949 and since then has spent the summers in Jim Falls and the winters in Christie. In 1964, he became a resident of Memorial Home in Neillsville.

He is survived by four children: Kenneth Loberg of Neillsville, Mrs. George (Flossie) Younker of Sante Fe Springs, Cal., Clayton Loberg of Appleton, and Mrs. Mike (Vera) McCray of Libertyville, Ill. Other survivors are a sister, Mrs. Marie Grannum of Spring Valley, Minn.; a brother, Andrew Loberg of Albert Lea, Minn.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers were: Fred Buchholz, Lee Mills, Henry Harder, Herman Hediger, Pete Boon and Lisle Armitage.

“Abide with Me” and “Jesus Lover of MY Soul” were sung by Wilfred B. Galstad, accompanied by Mrs. Jess W. Scott.

People coming from away to attend the funeral were: Mr. and Mrs. George Younker, Sante Fe Springs, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. Mike McCray, Libertyville, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wagner, Black River Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Loberg, Miss Kathy and Ardis Loberg and Charles Loberg, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Nolan, Stratford; Alvin Voelker, Chili; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kester, Dale; Mrs. Willis Thompson, Sun Prairie; Mr. and Mrs. LaVern Cummings, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Roskie, Dale; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Beaver and Mr. and Mrs. Clam Esselman, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Syth, Jim Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Florian Gulczinski, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harder, Mr. and Mrs. Wilber Lueck, Mrs. Andrew Lindner, Walter Stabnow, Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gutenberger, Mrs. Edward Anderegg, Mr. and Mrs. Ed Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Johnson, Clayton Boon, all of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Seehafer, Mrs. Stella Asplin, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Bender, Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Rue Burnett, Spencer.



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