03/21/1948 - 07/06/2022
David Oberg was born March 21st, 1948. He passed away July 6th, 2022, in Chisholm, MN. He was raised in Embarrass, MN, and graduated from Embarrass High School. He enlisted in the United States Army and served from 1967 to August of 1969. He fought in Vietnam and served overseas from June 1968 to August of 1969. David worked as a crew chief on Huey Helicopters and supported missions for the Special Forces 57th Gladiator Assault Helicopter Company. He received the “Purple Heart” in 1969. He also received the “Air Medal” in 1969, awarded for 25 or more aerial missions over hostile territory.
David later graduated from Dunwoody College in Minneapolis and became an Electrician at Eveleth Taconite where he worked from 1976 to 1999. After, retiring from the mines he farmed potatoes and had a beef cattle ranch. He truly enjoyed working on the homestead in Pike, MN.
David is preceded in death by his mother, Ellen Oberg; and father, Fredrick Oberg.
David is survived by his sons, Jeremy and Shane Oberg.
Arrangements are with Range Funeral Home in Virginia.