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John R. Sandberg Jr.

John R. Sandberg Jr.

Jan. 3, 1927 - March 20, 2009

RENVILLE -- John R. "Jack" Sandberg, Jr., 82, of Renville, died Friday at the RenVilla Nursing Home in Renville.

The service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at United Methodist Church in Renville. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery, Renville.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Dirks-Blem Funeral Home in Renville and for one hour prior to the service Thursday at the church.

He was born Jan. 3, 1927, in Renville to John A. and Lucille (Schaefer) Sandberg. He attended school at Renville High School. He served in the United States Army. He worked for Northern States Power Company for more than 35 years, retiring in 1982.

He was a member of United Methodist Church in Renville, the Renville American Legion, the National Rifle Association and Ducks Unlimited.

Survivors include a special friend, Dory Doering of Olivia; and a niece and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.