Obit: Alsterberg, Henry H. (1926 - 1983)

Contact: Kathleen E. Englebretson


Surnames: Alsterberg, Simonson, Darling

---Source: Marshfield News-Herald (15 January 1983)

Alsterberg, Henry H. "Hank" (6 July 1926 - 13 January 1983)

NEILLSVILLE -- Services will be Monday at Calvary Lutheran Church for Henry H. "Hank" Alsterberg, 56, of 304 Court St. who died Thursday at St. Joseph's Hospital, Marshfield. The Rev. Paul F. Forde will officiate and burial will be in Neillsville Cemetery with military rites by the American Legion Post.

Visitations will be at Gesche Funeral Home.

Mr. Alsterberg was born July 6, 1926 at Wells, Minnesota, and received his education there. He entered the U.S. Navy in 1944 and served until 1964. While in the Navy he served in World War II and also Korea; also serving in Europe and the Pacific. He attained the rank of chief personnel officer, third class.

After his discharge from the military, he owned and operated Hank's W Inn on Highway 73 in the Town of Sherwood for several years, then worked for the Clark County Police radio for a time before attending accounting school in Eau Claire. He also worked at Black River Falls, and at the time of his death was an employee of St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

He was a member of Calvary Lutheran Church, Haugen-Richmond Post 73, American Legion, and Wilson-Heintz Post 2241, Veterans of Foreign Wars. He and Margaret Darling were married November 10, 1978 at Neillsville.

Surviving are his wife; two daughter, Miss Karen Alsterberg of Madison and Miss Ellen Alsterberg of Eau Claire; four stepchildren, Christine, Mary Jo, James and Jeffrey, all at home; a sister, Mrs. Larry (Nancy) Simonson, Grand Rapids, Michigan; and three brothers, Robert Alsterberg of Tucson, Arizona, Martin Alsterberg of Wells, Minnesota, and Carl Alsterberg, St. Clair Shores, Michigan.

He was predeceased by his parent, Mr. and Mrs. Konrad (Ellen) Alsterberg.



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