- November 7, 1924 - December 8, 2004
of Verna's Passing
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Verna B. Oberg, age 80, formerly of Litchfield, passed into the Arms of Jesus on Wednesday, December 8, 2004 in Roseville, MN. Funeral Services will be held 10:30 AM Monday, December 13, 2004 at First Baptist Church in Litchfield, MN with Pastor Jeff Garland officiating. Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 - 5 PM at First Baptist Church in Litchfield and will continue one hour before the serivce at church.
Verna Belle Anderson was born November 7, 1924 in Litchfield, MN, the daughter of Emil and Lydia Forsberg Anderson. She graduated from Litchfield High School near the top of her class and married Marvis H. Oberg in Litchfield. They farmed in Litchfield and Cokato, then made their home at Lake Minne Belle. Verna worked as the Executive Secretary to Berman Buckskin Leather Company until her retirement. Following her retirement she moved to a lovely senior apartment in Blaine where she enjoyed weekly chapel services with her friends. Verna suffered a massive stroke in 1993 and made a great and couragious recovery regaining most of her mobility. Verna loved Jesus and her family. She also enjoyed reading and watching the Twins play baseball.
Verna is survived by Marvis Oberg of Fairmont, MN; her 3 daughters Nicki Oberg of Minneapolis, Laurie Dan Palermo of Blaine, MN, Kathie Duane Shoemaker of Fairmont, MN; 7 grandchildren Brian, Caitlin and Cody Oberg of Dublin, CA, Jeff and Jackie Palermo of Blaine, MN, Rick Shoemaker of Granada, MN and Paola Urrutia of Fairmont; 8 greatgrandchildren Tim, Natacha, Lucas and Michael Urrutia, Suzie Shoemaker, Patrick, Jackie and Connor Hoscheid; 3 sister-in-laws and a brother-in-law. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews. Verna was preceded in death by her parents; son Maury Oberg and his wife Cathy of Dublin, CA; sister Marcella Walton; brothers LaVerne, Delhart and Carroll Anderson. Please visit our on-line memorial at www.johnson-hagglund.com.