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William “Bill” Monberg

Winnipeg, Greater Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Death 23 Nov 2012 (aged 96)
Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota, USA
Burial Superior Village, Douglas County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 101369796 · View Source
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William Monberg, 96, of Superior, died Friday, Nov 23, 2012 at Essentia Health-St Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. He was born March 17, 1916 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, son of John and Ane (Pedersen) Monberg.

Bill proudly served his country with the US Army in teh Paific Theatre during WWII. He was decorated with the WWII Victory Medal with two Overseas Bars, the Battle Star and the Philipine Liberation Ribbon. He later joined the VFW and the American Legion and was on the first Honor Flight to Washington DC from Duluth.

As a machinist, Bill worked for the NP, GN/BN and DW&P railroads and retired from Superior Lidgerwood Mundy. Bill served as president of the local Machinists Union. Some of his interests included upholstery, woodworking, painting, wine-making cooking and spending time at the family cabin on Sand Lake in the Town of Barnes.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Helen M (Nygren) in 1993; grandson, Brian Monberg; brothers, Gunnar, Holgar, Joseph and Howard Monberg; and sisters, Hancene Johnson and Myrtle Johnson.

Survivors are his daughter, Marianne (Robert) Granquist, South Range; sons, William D (Pat), Stacy, MN and Gary "Moby", Superior; five grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; sister-in-law, June Dye, Radisson, WI; and several nieces and nephews.

Burial with military rites accorded by the Richard I Bong American Legion Post 435 will be at Graceland Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Dale Zimmerman, Dean Granquist, William Monberg III, Herbert Turner, Barry Kilner and Robert Rampier.

(Superior Telegram)

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