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Services Monday for Marcia Moberg, age 104

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Marcia Moberg, age 104, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015 at Whispering Pines.

She was born on April 28, 1911 in Baldwinsville, MA, to John and Pauline Chanda-Basarab, both of whom preceded her in death.

She was married in 1941 in Chicago, IL, to Carl E. Moberg, who preceded her in death.

She is survived by her son, Kenneth Moberg (Arlene Nelson) of LaPorte, her daughter, Carla (Daniel) Coffman of Chesterton; her grandchildren: John (Lori) Coffman of Porter, Lauren (Doug) Zielsdorf of Kenosha, WI, Matthew Moberg of Columbus, OH, and Amy Moberg of Portage.

Also her great grandchildren Evelynn Moberg of Columbus, OH, Dominic Moberg of Columbus, OH, Jason (Lisa) Shapiro of Crown Point, Daniel (Jessica) Shapiro of Hobart, and her great-great grandchild, Austin Shapiro of Crown Point.

She was also preceded in death by her brother, John Basarab, Jr.

Marcia was a long-time former member of Augustana Lutheran Church, in Hobart, and was a member of Bethlehem Lutheran Church, in Chesterton.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 20, 2015, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 2050 W. 1100 N., Chesterton, IN, with Rev. Erik Grayvold officiating. The family will receive friends on Monday from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church.

Memorial donations may be given to Bethlehem Lutheran Church. To send an online condolence, please visit


Posted 4/16/2015




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