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George Oelberg

OELBERG, LEPPERT, KEPLER, ENYART, HOWES, AMUNDSON

Posted By: Diana Diedrich (email)
Date: 2/7/2006 at 20:51:07

George Oelberg

George R. Oelberg, 79, Hyattsville, Md., died Thursday, January 19, 2006, at the VA Hospital in Washington, D.C., after battling kidney failure, liver cancer, and diabetes.

George was born October 7, 1926, in Luana, Iowa, to Albert J. and Emma (Leppert) Oelberg. He attended school at the Little Red School in Franklin Township and graduated from Waukon Senior High in 1944. He joined the US Army in June of 1944 and served until the end of World War II. He attended Waukon Junior College in 1947-48.

George married Elizabeth Kepler in Washington, D.C. Together the couple resided in Washington, D.C., Waukon, Waterloo, and Hyattsville, Md.

He was a member of Forest Mills United Methodist Church and the Disabled American Veterans. He was an auto mechanic by trade and worked for Mark Mauss Chevrolet for about a year in 1956.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth of Hyattsville; two sons, David G. Oelberg, M.D., of Virginia Beach, Va., and Robert N. Oelberg, a landscape architect, of Boone, N.C.; four grandchildren; and four siblings, Sara Enyart of Postville, Kermit Oelberg of Seneca, S.C., Iva Marie Howes of Viroqua, Wis., and Beulah Amundson of Monona.

He was preceded in death by his parents and four siblings, Harva Oelberg, Christian Oelberg, Charles Oelberg, and Andrew Oelberg.

Waukon Standard Internet February 7, 2006


 

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