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Harlan Leslie Oberg

March 20, 1946 January 22, 2021
Harlan Leslie Oberg
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Harlan Leslie Oberg lost his battle with Agent Orange, Prostate cancer and Covid-19 on January 22, 2021. He was born on March 20, 1946 to Irene and Harlan Oberg. He graduated from Robbinsdale High School in 1964, enlisting in the Navy shortly after. On June 11, 1966 he married Vicky Anderson, the love of his life. Together they had two boys, Brian and Curt. They raised their family in Spring Lake Park, MN where he joined the local Fire Department. Les worked in 3 different hospitals as an Operating Engineer becoming the states youngest Licensed Boiler Operator. In 1980 Travelers Insurance Company recruited him as a Loss Control Specialist inspecting large facilities. He worked for several large insurance companies until his retirement.

Shortly before retirement they moved to Cushing, WI where they became active in the local trap shooting clubs. During the past several years he helped coach 2 High School Trap Leagues. He loved working with the kids and they loved him back. He was hoping to teach his Grandson Kolton the sport. 

Preceded in death by parents, Irene and Harlan, Brother Garlin and Sister Renee Jeske. 

Survived by his wife Vicky; Children Brian Oberg and his wife Amanda, Curt Oberg, Grandson Kolton Oberg, Sister Jane Robinson along with many nieces and nephews 

Per his request there will be a private family gathering to celebrate his life.

You are invited to leave condolences, memories and photos at www.rowefh.com.  Arrangements are entrusted to Rowe Funeral Home, 715-472-2444 and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown, www.wicremationcenter.com.

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