Obit: Vandeberg, Lawrence (1903 - 1992)
Contact: Steven Lavey
----Source: The Clark County
Press, December 17, 1992
LAST NAME: Vandeberg
FIRST NAME: Lawrence
NEWSPAPER LOCATION: Neillsville, Wisconsin
Lawrence E. (Earl) Lawrence Vandeberg, 89, formerly of 1018 Laurel Street, Marshfield, Wisconsin, died at 1:32 p.m. Sunday, December 13, 1992 at Marshfield Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where he had been a resident since November 19, 1990. Services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 16, at Zion United Methodist Church in Marshfield, Rev. Kerry K. Wilson officiated. Mrs. Jean L. Roehrborn served as organist for Mrs. Susan Wilson, who was soloist. Burial was in York Center Cemetery, in the Town of York, Clark County, Wisconsin. Serving as pallbearers were grandsons, Kurt Kaufman, Kevin and Lance Aleckson, Vince and Mark Hudak, Wayne and LaVern Vandeberg, Brian Pongratz and Jeff Pongratz. Visitation was held at Rembs/Kundinger Chapel, Marshfield Tuesday form 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., and again on Wednesday, until 9:00 a.m.; then at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time. A United Commercial Travelers Memorial services was held Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. and the chapel. Lawrence Vandeberg was born May 11, 1903, in the Town of York, Clark County. He attended Oriole Hill School in the Town of York. On December 12, 1935, he married Vivian M. Lawrence in Waukegan, Illinois. Prior to moving to Marshfield in September 1935, he farmed in York Township in Clark County. He was employed at the Texaco filling station until joining the Kelly Tire Center in Marshfield for over 30 years, retiring in May of 1966. During his retirement, he was a parking attendant at M&I Central Bank and Trust for over 20 years. He was a member of Zion United Methodist Church of Marshfield, United Commerical Travelers, in which he held various offices. The Vandebergs had celebrated their 50th and 55th wedding anniversaries. He survived by his wife, one son, Nathan Vandeberg, Merrillan; four daughters, Mrs. Walter (Delores) Hudak, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Herman (Eileen) Pongratz, Middleton; Mrs. Herbert (Sharon) Aleckson, West Salem; Mrs. Charles (Marie) Kaufman, Marshfield; 13 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents, one infant sister, and four brothers. Memorials may be made to Marshfield Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Rembs/Kudinger Funeral Home, Marshfield was in charge of arrangements.
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