Obit: Moberg, John (1896 1975)


Surnames: Moberg, Bolger, Hanley, Klapatauskas, Horswill, Prewitt, Becker

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 01 Oct 1975

Moberg, John (17 AUG 1896 22 SEP 1975)

Joint funeral services for John O. Moberg and his wife, Amy (Bolger) Moberg, were held Friday, Sept, 26, 1975, at St. Joseph's Church, Escanaba, Michigan. The couple died Tuesday night in a fire that destroyed their cottage at Garth on Stonington Peninsula. The Mobergs spent the summers at Garth, and had made their winter home in Escanaba.

Mr. Moberg was born August 17, 1896 in Greenwood (Clark Co.), Wisconsin, and had spent his childhood there. He was a school teacher for a few years, and served with the Army during World War I.

He had resided in Escanaba for the past 50 years and retired 14 years ago as an employee of the Michigan Liquor Control Commission.

Mr. Moberg was a member of the Escanaba Elks Club and the Masonic Lodge in Greenwood.

He is survived by a brother, Ellery Moberg of Greenwood, and several nieces and nephews.

The couple was married on May 29, 1943.

Those attending the funeral from this vicinity were Mr. and Mrs. Ellery Moberg, Greenwood, Mr. and Mr.s Charles Klapatauskas, Withee, Mr. and Mrs. James Horswill and Candace, Neillsville, Mrs. Steve Prewitt, Mosinee, Mr. and Mrs. James Becker, Greenwood, and Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Becker, Loyal.




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