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Roy Lennberg

April 3, 2013 by

Roy Lennberg, 92, died Tuesday, March 26, 2013 in Lakeview.

Roy was born on Feb. 19, 1921 in St. Paul, Minn.  He grew up in Akeley, Minn. and married Mabel Nielsen on Oct. 25, 1943 in Akeley. They were married 69 years.

He served his country as a 1st Lieutenant in World War II and the Korean War. He was honored with numerous awards and metals for his service during these years.

After his wartime experiences, Roy and his family moved to Citrus Heights, Calif. where he lived until his retirement in 1984. He was a woodworker by profession and a successful western artist by pleasure. Later  the couple moved to Ukiah, Calif. and then Baker City to be near their daughters. In 2011 Roy moved to Lakeview.

Roy is survived by his wife Mabel; daughter and son-in-law Betty and Mike Moore of Ukiah; daughter Vikki Wyatt of Lakeview; grandchildren LeighAnn and James Evans of Lakeview, Wells Wyatt of Hazelton, Idaho, Heather and David Atherton of Rocklin, Calif. and Sean and Hailey Moore of Oakland, Calif. Five great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives.

A memorial gathering will be held later this summer.

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One Response to Roy Lennberg

  1. I am a physician,who in my younger years enjoyed breeding and racing horses. I have owned one of Mr. Lennberg’s carvings “a Great Day for the Race”for over 30 years. It gives me joy in so many ways. This evening I looked over to the carving and strangely scanned the web to learn of Mr.Lennberg’s passing.My sorrow is expressed to the family but remind them his work remains a joy for those who fortunately have them.

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