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RAMBERG, ROBERT J. (BOB) Age 92, died on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 after a brief illness. Born John Lewis McGraw, September 30, 1921 in Norway, Michigan, to Gertrude (Charem) McGraw and John T. McGraw. He was adopted in 1922 by Christ and Jennie (Belsvik) Ramberg of Duluth, MN. He received his high school diploma from Central High School and studied Business Administration at Duluth Junior College before enlisting in the Army. Bob enlisted on August 10, 1942, graduated from Officer Candidate School, Fort Sill, OK, and served his country with honors during World War II. He was a veteran of the 30th Infantry Division and was very proud of his contributions in Northern France and Rhineland, the Ardennes and Central Europe. Bob was widowed twice. He was married to Eliza Ruth McMurry from December 1943 until her death in 1982. Together they had four children, three of whom he outlived. Son, Michael R. Ramberg 12/16/44-2/6/78, daughters, Toni E (Tena) LaBarthe 10/30/46-3/1/02, Regan T. Swinehart and Mindy C. Dinsmore 8/23/53-12/19/07. He married Lila Mae (Maloof) (Halusco) in 1983 and they made their home a warm and loving environment for all of their "kids." Lila passed away February 14, 2010. Bob took great pride in his marriages, with good reason. He also enjoyed success as a businessman and worked in varied fields throughout his career; finance, auto finance, salesman, and financial director for various Albuquerque firms. Bob is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Regan and Steve Swinehart, his step-son, Andrue Halusco, and numerous grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great-great- grandchildren. In addition to the names listed above, he was preceded in death by his parents and siblings of Duluth, his step-daughter, Loretta Hefner, his grandson, Eric R. Poole, and a granddaughter, Lysah D. Stivers. The family is hosting a Wake in celebration of his life well-lived on Saturday, November 23, 2013 3:00 pm at Bob's home. If you would like to visit and need directions, please call 259-3183 and leave a message. We will return your call. To view information or leave a condolence please visit www.danielsfuneral.com Daniels Family Funeral Services 3113 Carlisle Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87110 505-884-1188
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