Obit: Moberg, Arvid E #2 (1890 - 1953)
Contact: Dolores Mohr Kenyon
Surnames: Moberg, Radke, Cronin, Phelps,
Horswill, Johnson, Stafford, Smaldone, Wells, Klune, Plank,
Reineking, Behrens, Mead, Hoehne, Thompson, Perkins, Ivey,
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville,
Clark Co., WI.) March 12, 1953
Moberg, Arvid E (30 June 1890 - 22 February
Funeral Services for Arvid E. Moberg, 62, East
St. Louis, Ill., who died there Feb. 22 in the Christian
Welfare Hospital, were held at 2 p.m. Friday in the Grace Methodist
Church, Greenwood. The Rev. Virgil Nulton, Neillsville, officiated.
Burial was made in the Greenwood Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers, members of the
Wallis-Hinker Legion Post, were Leonard Johnson, Harry Stafford,
Edwin Johnson, Frank Smaldone, Adelbert Wells and Joseph Klune;
active pallbearers were members of the Masonic Lodge - James Plank,
Norman Reineking, Louis Behrens, Russell Mead, Julius Hoehne and
Richard Thompson. Mrs. Louis Behrens and Mrs. Chal Perkins
sang with Charles Ivey at the organ.
Out-of-town relatives and friends at the services
were Mrs. A. E. Moberg and Albert Phelps, East St. Louis, Ill.; Mr.
and Mrs. John Moberg, Escanaba, Mich.; Mr. J. E. Cronin of
Minneapolis and Mr. and Mrs. Elery Moberg and family and James
Horswill of Neillsville.
Arvid Moberg, son of the late Ole and Christina
Moberg, was born June 30, 1890, in Romsjo, Sweden, and came to this
country with his parents, settling in Greenwood at the age of
4. He received his education in the Greenwood public schools;
also at the La Crosse Business College.
a young man he worked on the Soo Line Railroad in Central
Wisconsin. During World War I he served in the tank corps in
France. For the past 12 years he was deputy chief of staff of the
Disabled American Veterans from Illinois and adjutant and service
officer for East St. Louis Chapter of the D. A. V.
Survivors include his wife, the former Lillian
Radke, whom he married Dec. 5, 1925, in Illinois; three brothers:
Harry of Abbotsford, James of Escanaba, Mich., and Elery of
Neillsville; and one sister, Mrs. J. E. (Levina) Cronin,
Besides his parents, a brother and a sister preceded him in death.
© Every submission is protected by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.
Show your appreciation of this freely provided information by not copying it to any other site without our permission.
A site created and
maintained by the Clark County History Buffs