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Obituaries

Obituaries

Luke Edwin Forsberg 1976 - 2011 Oskaloosa

Paid family tribute

A Memorial Celebration of Life for Luke Edwin Forsberg, 34, of Oskaloosa, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Jefferson Assembly of God Church in Meriden. A Visitation Gathering will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the church. Cremation is planned with inurnment at a later date at McLouth Cemetery.
Luke Edwin Forsberg died Friday, March 25, 2011 at the Hamm Company Shops in Williamstown from injuries received in an accident.
He was born May 4, 1976 at Ellsworth, KS, the son of Gene Edwin and Peggy Laurine James Forsberg. He was a 1995 graduate of McLouth High School and a 1996 graduate of Kaw Area Vocational Technical School. Luke worked as an electrician for the Hamm Company for 16 years. He was a member of the H.A.M.B. Classic Car Club of America.
He was married to Robin René Holwick on August 8, 1998, at Tonganoxie.
He is survived by his wife, Robin R. Forsberg, and three children, Max Forsberg, Grace Forsberg and Claire Forsberg, all of the home; his parents, Gene and Peggy Forsberg, Boyle, KS; two brothers, Nate (Rebecca) Forsberg, McLouth, and Ethan (Misty) Forsberg, Fort Smith, AR; one sister, Greta (Tyson) Funk, Boyle, KS; paternal grandmother, Verna Belle Forsberg, Assaria, KS; and maternal grandparents, Max and Lois James, Mentor, KS.
He was preceded in death by a grandfather, Glenn Forsberg.
Memorials may be made to Jefferson Assembly of God Church Education Fund or to McLouth Recreation Commission or to the Oskaloosa Ball Association, sent in care of Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa, KS 66066.ꆱ

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.