John Oberg

Celebration of Life

1:00 pm
Sunday, March 24, 2024
Forestburg Community Centre
5402 50 Ave W
Forestburg, Alberta, Canada
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Obituary of John Oberg

John Wesley Oberg was born January 26, 1947 at Galahad Hospital and passed away at the age of 77 on February 27, 2024 at Daysland Hospital. 


John was the oldest son of Wilmer and Donna (Bish) Oberg and grew up on the family farm east of Forestburg, Alberta. He trained as a power engineer and worked for Edmonton Power before coming back to farm in 1973. In 1980, he began farming with his brother Allen and was still farming at the time of his passing. John had a real passion for life, for his friends, his community, and his family. He leaves to mourn his passing his children Carla Oberg Yorke and Pierre (Kristina) Oberg, his granddaughter Winter Oberg, the mother of his children René Neumann, his siblings Dianne Oberg (Marty Taylor), Gerry (Gloria) Oberg, Allen Oberg (Mariette Forseille), Marion Oberg Riise (Ken Riise), dear friend Colleen Brodyk, a large extended family and friends far and wide.



A memorial to celebrate John's life will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 1:00 pm at Forestburg Community Centre. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to Daysland Hospital Foundation, Forestburg Community Enhancement Fund for the Friends of BRR Society, or Pleasington Historical Society.

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