Obituary Record

Burton E (Burt) Shallberg
Died on 10/15/2006
Buried in Fontanelle Lutheran Cemetery

Shallberg, Burton E. “Burt” 10/15/2006

Obituary printed in Oct. 17, 2006 Pilot-Tribune, Blair, Nebraska. Military marker and portrait in paper.

Burton E. Shallberg, 77

Burton E. Shallberg, 77, died Sunday, Oct. 15, 2006 at his home in Fremont.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, at Salem Lutheran Church of Fontanelle, with the Rev. Frank E. Philipp officiating. Interment will be in the Fontanelle Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Moser Memorial Chapel in Fremont, with the family receiving friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Visitation will also be held at the church on Wednesday, one hour prior to service.

Burton E. “Burt” Shallburg was born May 21, 1929, in Wausa to Shubert and Eleanor (Anderson) Shalberg. He grew up in Wausa and lived in the Bloomfield/Wausa area before moving to Fremont in 1960. He worked for the Local 1140 for various contractors in the Omaha area, and retired in 1991.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, and served during the Korean War before being discharged may 16, 1950.

On Nov. 18, 1951, he married Ardis Johnson in Bloomfield.

He spent many years raising hogs on an acreage north of Fremont. He took great joy in antique tractors, farm sales and his horses, making many lasting friendships as they traveled about. He was an avid supporter of his grandchildren’s many activities. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church of Fontanelle.

He is survived by his wife, Ardis; sons and daughter-in-law, Lars Shallberg of Santa Cruz, Calif., and Les and Koni Shallberg of Fremont; two daughters and sons-in-law, Lu Ann and Merit Bell of Fontanelle and Lynne and Chris Walz of Fremont; brother, Dale Shallberg of Omaha; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Marilyn and Ken Carlson of Wausa, Carol and Doug Baker of Omaha and Shari and Tim Knight of Beaver Lake; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Elton Shallberg, and two sisters-in-law.

Memorials are suggested to the Dodge County Humane Society or the Salem Lutheran Church of Fontanelle Building Fund.

~~~ Obituary courtesy of the Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair Public Library at Blair, Nebraska.~~~

FindaGrave Memorial # 125751085

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 10/17/2006