Arthur R. Nyberg, 89

December 18, 2009

MAY 25, 1920-DEC. 16, 2009

Arthur R. Nyberg, 89, of Sharpsburg, Md., died Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2009, at Washington County Hospital in Hagerstown, Md.

Born May 25, 1920, in Minnesota, he was the son of the late Axel and Hilda (Anderson) Nyberg.

Mr. Nyberg was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II. He was a member of the Dixon Troxell American Legion Post 211 in Funkstown, Md.

Arthur was a retired driver with the Maryland Transportation Co. and had also worked for Conservit Inc. of Hagerstown.

He is survived by his best friend and soulmate, Audrey Nyberg of Sharpsburg; five children, Larry Nyberg and his wife Holly of Laytonsville, Md., Darrell Nyberg of Frederick, Md., Eva Newman of Walkersville, Md., Michael Nyberg and his wife Nicky, and Donna Poole of Frederick, Md.; and two sisters, Arlene Westerlund and Lillian Ojala, both of Minnesota. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by eight brothers and sisters.

A funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Dec. 21, 2009, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro, Md. The Rev. Ralph Jamison will officiate. Interment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens in Frederick.

Family will receive friends Sunday, Dec. 20, 2009, from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

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