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Obituary for Irene Sofie Oberg
Irene S. Oberg, 90 originally of Frederic, WI died January 15, 2011 at the Presbyterian Home of Arden Hills, Minnesota.
Irene was born February 16, 1920 in Frederic to G. Elis and Hulda K. Lindell. She graduated from Frederic High School, married Harlan L. Oberg on Oct, 1, 1940. They lived in the Twin Cities until her retirement from John Morell Meat Packing Co in 1978. Irene attended Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Frederic for many years before moving to Columbia Heights in 2006 to live with her daughter Renee.
She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star in Minnesota and Frederic, WI for over 50 years. She volunteered driving the elderly to appointments, meals on wheels, and helped to establish the Frederic Historical Society and held the office of President for several years.
She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Florence; beloved husband of 50 years, Harlan L. Oberg; and son, Garlin L. Oberg.
She is survived by daughter, Jane Robinson; son, H. Les Oberg, Jr. (Vicky); and daughter, Renee. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren, Kristine Wasson, Jill Robinson, Steven Robinson, Brian Oberg, Curtis Oberg, Dan Jeske and Angela Jeske; as well as 7 great-grandchildren and 4 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be on Friday, January 21, 2011 at 2:30PM at the Rowe Funeral Home in Frederic with Rev. Andy McDaniel officiating. There will be an Eastern Star Service at 2:00PM at the Funeral Home with one hour visitation before the service begins.
As information is updated it can be found on the following Web sites: www.rowefh.com and www.wicremationcenter.com or call Bruce Rowe at 715-327-4475. Rowe Funeral Home of Frederic and the Northwest Wisconsin Cremation Center in Milltown have been entrusted with funeral arrangements.