Olberg, Erlynn A. “Bud” (1926-2014)

Erlynn A. “Bud” Olberg, 87, of Barnum, Minn., and formerly of Hibbing, died peacefully in his home Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.

He was born Dec. 9, 1926, in Warren, Minn., the son of Arthur and Ellen (Andersen) Olberg. He attended school in Middle River, Minn. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and the U.S. Air Force serving in the U.S. and Japan during World War II. He was united in marriage to Barbara Jean Monroe in Duluth in 1963.

He worked as a truck driver for Reserve Mining, and was owner/operator of Ole’s Sanitary Service in Babbitt and Green Again Lawn Service in Hibbing. He was a member of the Open Door Church in Hibbing, the Full-Gospel Businessman’s Fellowship International, and VFW Post 8510 in Hibbing. He enjoyed snowmobiling and watching baseball.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara; two sons, Mark A. Olberg of Barnum and Todd A. (Pamela) Olberg of Hibbing; four sisters: Sharon Kilen of Middle River, Kathleen Christopherson of Middle River, Geraldine (Gerald) Rudd of Holt, Minn., and Ginger (Bruce) Smith of Colfax, Wis.; three grandchildren: Joshua McElveen, Christopher Olberg and Keely Olberg; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Wallace, Roger, Myron and Darold; sister, Carolyn; and two infant daughters.

Funeral: Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 8, in the Open Door Church in Hibbing. The Rev. Tim Rice will officiate.

Visitation: Will be from 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. funeral service in the church.

Inurnment: Will be at a later date.

Hibbing Daily Tribune

[Interred Our Saviors Lutheran cemetery]

Transcribed by: Cheryl Srnsky