Donald Osterberg

Donald Osterberg

Tuesday, December 23rd, 1930 Thursday, March 19th, 2020

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Obituary for Donald L. Osterberg

Iron Mountain-Donald L. Osterberg, 89, of Iron Mountain, Mich., passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center, Iron Mountain, Mich.

He was born December 23, 1930, in Iron Mountain, Mich., son of the late, Lawrence and Virginia (Carpineti) Osterberg. Donald had been a long-time resident of Iron Mountain and attended Iron Mountain High School. Donald proudly served in the United States Navy from 1946 until his honorable discharge in 1967. He married Barbara White in 1963 and she preceded him in death in 1974. Donald then married Joan Weyenberg and she preceded him in death on February 16, 2012. He worked in Chicago where he ran a yacht back and forth for 8 years. After his first wife Barbara passed away in Chicago, Donald moved back to Iron Mountain. He then did carpentry work and small renovations.

Donald enjoyed carpentry, gardening, and especially the time spent with his children and grandchildren.

Survivors include one son, David Osterberg, Minneapolis, Minn.; one daughter, Caroline (David) Sullivan, Iron Mountain, Mich.; five grandchildren, Sage, Tiara, Samantha, Arielle, and Virginia; and stepson, Steve Combs, Tampa, Florida.

In addition to his wives, Barbara and Joan, Donald was preceded in death by three brothers, Albert, Robert and Franklin Osterberg.

Visitation will be held Saturday, April 18, 2020, from 9:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at Jacobs Funeral Home, Iron Mountain, Mich. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2020, 11:00 a.m., at the funeral home. Rev. Fr. Michael Woempner will officiate. Burial will take place at Cemetery Park, Iron Mountain. The Uren-Cooper-Johnson VFW Post #50 will accord military honors at graveside.

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In accordance with the Center of Disease Control and the Governor of Michigan, we will follow strict guidelines for the number of people allowed in attendance.

The family has chosen the Jacobs Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Iron Mountain, Mich., to honor Donald’s legacy of life.

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  • Visitation

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020 | 9:30am - 11:00am
    Jacobs Funeral Home- Iron Mountain
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
    Iron Mountain, Michigan
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    Saturday, April 18th, 2020
    9:30am - 11:00am
  • Service

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020 | 11:00am
    Jacobs Funeral Home
    1025 Carpenter Avenue
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    Saturday, April 18th, 2020
    Rev. Fr. Michael Woempner
  • Interment

    Cemetery Park
    Cedar Avenue
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Janet carney

So sorry for your loss prayers sent to hour family.
Comment | Posted at 12:13pm via Condolence

Mary Meyers

Our prayers and love on the loss of your father. Andrew sure will miss him. He loved listening to your dad's stories. And I will miss all those trips to the casino, especially when he was winning.
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Mary and Andrew Meyers

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Andrew loved listening to your dad's stories about so many things.
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