Clifford Edwin Koberstein of Kennewick, Wash., formerly of Delta County, died Saturday, April 7, 2012. He was 94.
A funeral service was held April 13 at Taylor Funeral Service Chapel in Delta, with James Gall officiating. Burial followed at Eckert Cemetery.
Mr. Koberstein was born May 7, 1917, in Lewellen, Neb., to Ernest and Marie (Kuehne) Koberstein. He spent his childhood in Lewellen and Oshkosh, Neb. He graduated from Oshkosh High School in 1935.
He married Sally Simpson on Dec. 24, 1936, in Sidney, Neb. They celebrated over 70 years of marriage. She died Dec. 16, 2007, in Tucson, Ariz.
Mr. Koberstein was a carpenter and rancher. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, hunting, his family, riding his horse and going out to dinner.
He is survived by a sister, Wilhelmine "Billie" Han; two sons and their wives, Jerrold and Voda Koberstein, and Rodney and Sondra Koberstein; three daughters and their husbands, Cheryll and Gordon Austin, Renee and Ben Siminoe, and Merrianne and Jim Door; nine grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado, P.O. Box 24, Delta, CO 81416.
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Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory handled the arrangements.blog comments powered by Disqus