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Donald A. Loberg

Donald A. Loberg
Donald Allen Loberg, age 87, of Manhattan, died Monday July 16, 2018 at the Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan.

He was born on November 15, 1930 in Randolph, the son of Emil and Jennie Sophia (Alexson) Loberg. He grew up in the Randolph area and graduated Manhattan high school with the class of 1948.

Don joined the United States Navy. He served during the Korean War. He was honorably discharged after his term of service.

On August 25, 1957 in Syracuse, Kansas he was united in marriage to Judy Rae Clark. She survives at their home in Manhattan.

Don worked as a parts manager for the Ford dealership for thirty-eight plus years. He was a member of the Eagles Club and also the Northeast Parts and Service Club.

Don loved his family, his wife of almost 61 years. He loved spoiling the grandkids, often showing them funny toys he had built himself. He loved playing his harmonica and earned the nickname “naughty Grandpa Don” because he loved to feed the kids candy and cookies.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Debbie Haffener; his great-granddaughter, Emma Jean Grutzmacher, son in law, Steve Willard, and his siblings: Mildred Pickett, Ruth Spain, Edith Pickett, Evelyn Zarger, Wilbur Loberg, Edward Loberg, and Orville Loberg.

In addition to his wife Judy, Don is survived by his children: Mark (Lisa) Loberg, Kim (Tim) Stielow, and Alan (Gloria) Loberg, son in law Robbie Haffener all of Manhattan; his sister, Arlene Creviston, of Overland Park, Kansas; his 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Family will receive friends 9:00 a.m Friday July 20, 2018 at the University Christian Church in Manhattan.

Memorial Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment with military honors will follow the service at the Kansas Veterans’ Cemetery at Fort Riley in Manhattan.

Memorial contributions in memory of Don are suggested to Good Shepherd Hospice House in Manhattan Contributions may be left in care of the Yorgensen-Meloan-Londeen Funeral Home, 1616 Poyntz Avenue, Manhattan, Kansas 66502.

Online condolences may be left for the family through the funeral home website at

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