2012-09-06 / Obituaries

Patrick A. Moberg

Patrick A. Moberg, 66, of 831N County Rd. 441, Manistique (Indian Lake), Mich., died unexpectedly on Aug. 30, 2012, at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital in Manistique.

He was born April 23, 1946, in Marquette, Mich., the son of Lloyd and Nellie (Clancey) Moberg. He attended parochial school in Marquette and was a graduate of the Bishop Baraga High School in Marquette with the Class of 1964. He continued his education at Northern Michigan University where he received his bachelor’s degree in education and later his master’s degree in educational administration.

On Aug. 17, 1968, he married the former Kathryn M. Grandquist in Menominee, Mich. They moved to Manistique in 1969 and raised their family here.

Pat was employed as a teacher at the Manistique High School. He mainly taught junior year English, but also taught History over the years. He retired in 1999.

He was a member of St. Francis de Sales Church of Manistique and a member and former Exalted Ruler of the Manistique Elks Lodge No. 632. He was active in the Michigan and National Education Associations, and served on the Manistique City Council for a term. Pat enjoyed socializing and debating with friends, and was an avid Green Bay Packer fan.

Pat is survived by his wife, Kathy M. Moberg of Manistique; son, Scott (Kim) Moberg of Kalamazoo; daughter, Ann Moberg of Gwinn; granddaughters, Tori and Alli Moberg; sister, Carol Plowe of Crystal Falls; along with nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Claire Ellis; and his brother, Richard Moberg.

Visitation will be held from 4:30-6 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 4, at Messier-Broullire Funeral Home in Manistique. A memorial service will follow at 6 p.m., at the funeral home with Father Glenn Theoret officiating. An Elk’s memorial ritual will follow.

Inurnment will be held at Lakeview Cemetery columbarium in Manistique.

Memorial donations may be directed to Beacon House in Marquette or to Schoolcraft County Humane Society.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.mbfuneral.com.

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