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Guy Harold Moberg

July 21, 1918 ~ May 2, 2021 (age 102)


Guy Harold Moberg Sr., 102, of Hickory passed away Sunday, May 2, 2021 at Carolina Caring. Born Sunday, July 21st, 1918 in Cheboygan MI he was the son of the late Simon Edward Moberg and Minnie Abel Moberg.   

A member of the Boy Scouts, he earned the Eagle Scout designation.  In 1941 Guy married Phyllis Crane in Sault Ste Marie, MI.  He served as Captain in the US Army 595th Engineer Company during WWII and the Reserves after the war.

Guy graduated from Pratt Institute in 1949 with a Degree in Tanning Technology / Chemistry.  He worked as a Tanner for Northwestern Tannery, Howes Leather Co., SB Foot, Brezner Tannery, Lowengard, Denison Hide (a division of Iowa Beef) and Woodbury Industries until retirement.

After retirement, Guy consulted for years in the Tanning Industry throughout the US and many countries thoughout the world.

Guy is a lifelong member of Masonic Lodge #615, Veterans of Foreign Wars and the American Leather Chemistry Association.  He became an avid Ham Radio Operator in his retirement years, belonging to many groups of Ham Radio enthusiasts and specifically in Western NC.

Guy was preceded in death by his wife of 61 yrs, infant son Jonathan Moberg and his two sisters, June Nordgren and Fern Burt.

He is survived by his three children, Guy H Moberg Jr. of Fon Du Lac WI, Melanie Bohl of Racine WI,  Mary Fyock (Jack) of Hickory, and four grandchildren, Kristian Moberg, Andrew (Andy) Bohl, Jonathan (Jon) Moberg and Aron Moberg.

The family will hold a private service.

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