Maynard Vernon Wiberg — Red Wing

RED WING — The funeral for Maynard Vernon Wiberg will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Sabylund Lutheran in Stockholm, Wis., with the Rev. Tim Voigts officiating. Burial will be in Fort Snelling National Cemetery.

Mr. Wiberg, 88, of Red Wing, died Wednesday (Sept. 27, 2006) at Fairview Red Wing Medical Center.

He was born May 8, 1918, in Maiden Rock, Wis., where he attended country school and worked on the family farm. He entered the U.S. Army on July 31, 1942, and served in the Pacific Theater during World War II until Dec. 24, 1945. After the war, he married Gladys Stromvall and they lived and farmed in Plum City, Wis. In 1964, they moved to Minneapolis where Maynard worked at Ebenezer Nursing Home as a maintenance and boiler engineer until 1987 when he retired. After retiring, he worked on Wayne and Normal Jean Caturia’s farm fixing tractors, mowers and doing other odd jobs. In 1988, he moved in with his daughter in Eden Prairie until 1989 when he moved to Red Wing with his brother and a sister. He was a member of the American Legion in Durand and Sabylund Lutheran Church. He enjoyed working on mowers, cars and tractors, along with landscaping and gardening.

Survivors include a daughter, Kathleen (Ken) Feder of Sarasota, Fla., a graddaughter; and a brother, Wallace of Red Wing. He was preceded in death by five sisters.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Mahn Family Funeral Home’s Bodelson-Mahn Chapel and an hour before the service Monday at the church.

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