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John A Forsberg

Birth
Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Death
27 Apr 2015 (aged 88)
Mesa, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
Burial
Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA
Plot
Block 105, Lot 7, Space 3
Memorial ID
146074637 View Source

John A. Forsberg, 88

May 12, 1926 ~ April 27, 2015

John A. Forsberg was born to Francis and Ruth Forsberg on the family farm in Washington County, Nebraska, on May 12, 1926.

He graduated from Blair High School in 1943, and in 1944 joined the United States Maritime Service. He served as a radio operator on a U.S. Merchant Ship in World War II.

In 1946, he married Ruby Klindt, and the two began their family.

Several years later, John and Ruby relocated to Arizona, leaving Nebraska as an entrepreneur and with his loving family. Shortly after moving to Arizona, he took on a role at the Apache Junction Elks Lodge and assisted with the organization for American Merchant Marines Veterans.

John loved his family beyond words.

John A. Forsberg peacefully passed away on April 27, 2015, at Hospice of the Valley in Mesa, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Ruth; brother Gerald (Drusilla) Forsberg; middle son, Jeffrey Forsberg.

Left with memories are his eldest daughter, Linda (Randy) Drenkhahn; youngest son, Timothy (Linda) Forsberg; sister, LaVerne (Richard) Liberknecht; grandson, John (Daelunn) Forsberg; granddaughters Sandy Drenkhahn and Elaine (Lance) Bullard; and four great-grandchildren, who were the light of his eyes: Kaylin and Brody Bullard, Mariah Chase and Jessica Forsberg.

Graveside services will be at the Blair Cemetery May 21, 2015 at 11 am.

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from obituary in the May 5, 2015 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska
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John A. Forsberg, 88

May 12, 1926 ~ April 27, 2015

John A. Forsberg was born to Francis and Ruth Forsberg on the family farm in Washington County, Nebraska, on May 12, 1926.

He graduated from Blair High School in 1943, and in 1944 joined the United States Maritime Service. He served as a radio operator on a U.S. Merchant Ship in World War II.

In 1946, he married Ruby Klindt, and the two began their family.

Several years later, John and Ruby relocated to Arizona, leaving Nebraska as an entrepreneur and with his loving family. Shortly after moving to Arizona, he took on a role at the Apache Junction Elks Lodge and assisted with the organization for American Merchant Marines Veterans.

John loved his family beyond words.

John A. Forsberg peacefully passed away on April 27, 2015, at Hospice of the Valley in Mesa, Arizona.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Ruth; brother Gerald (Drusilla) Forsberg; middle son, Jeffrey Forsberg.

Left with memories are his eldest daughter, Linda (Randy) Drenkhahn; youngest son, Timothy (Linda) Forsberg; sister, LaVerne (Richard) Liberknecht; grandson, John (Daelunn) Forsberg; granddaughters Sandy Drenkhahn and Elaine (Lance) Bullard; and four great-grandchildren, who were the light of his eyes: Kaylin and Brody Bullard, Mariah Chase and Jessica Forsberg.

Graveside services will be at the Blair Cemetery May 21, 2015 at 11 am.

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from obituary in the May 5, 2015 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska
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  • Created by: MrsB
  • Added: 5 May 2015
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 146074637
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/146074637/john-a-forsberg: accessed ), memorial page for John A Forsberg (12 May 1926–27 Apr 2015), Find a Grave Memorial ID 146074637, citing Blair Cemetery, Blair, Washington County, Nebraska, USA; Maintained by MrsB (contributor 47910340).