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Obituary for OBERG


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Tuesday August 17, 2004

Alice Louise Oberg, Lieutenant Colonel, USAR, 76, passed away on Monday, August 9, 2004. She was born in Springfield, MA and moved to New Mexico in 1947 where she lived until joining the Army in 1957. Alice was on active duty for 20 years with duty assignments within the U.S. and Korea. As a journalist she spent several years assigned to the Army News Service; her final assignment was Battalion Commander, Academy of Health Sciences, Health Service Command, Ft. Sam Houston, TX. Her military decorations and awards included the NDSM, AFEM, ARCOM (1st OLC), MSM, and AFRMXyrDev. Upon retirement Alice was a real estate broker in San Antonio, TX., for several years and traveled extensively. Alice is preceded in death by her parents, Ethel and Alfred Henry Oberg; and brother, Alfred Henry Oberg, Jr. She is survived by her sister-in-law, Evelyn Jean Oberg of Albuquerque; 3 nephews, Mike Oberg and wife, Linda of Gallegos, NM, Patrick Oberg and wife, Kathy of Estancia, NM, and Gary Oberg Berkshire of Estancia; and numerous great- and great-great nieces and nephews, cousins, and long time friend, Pat Pavlis. Cremation has taken place and graveside services will be held at Santa Fe National Cemetery with military honors on Wednesday, August 25, 2004 at 11:30 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice or Wide Horizons, Wheatfield, Co. French Mortuary 10500 Lomas Blvd., NE 275-3500