Carl Strandberg

b. 24 Jul 1921 (Kola, Sweden)
d. 7 Nov 2000 (GCI)

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From the Bangor Daily News

STRANDBERG, Carl., 79

CRANBERRY ISLES - Carl Strandberg, 79, died Nov. 7, 2000, at his home on Great Cranberry Island.  He was born July 24, 1921, in Kola, Sweden.  He was raised in South Dakota and Minnesota, the son of Thorsten and Ellen Strandberg.  Carl was a World War II veteran after enlisting in the U.S. Navy in 1940.  He served in battleships and later served as pilot in command of various naval aircraft.  Carl retired as a chief petty officer in 1960 and later formed and operated a helicopter crop dusting and air charter service in Nevada.  After moving to Cranberry Isles in 1984, he served nine years as a selectman for the town.  He remained active in town affairs and enjoyed gardening, woodworking and annual reunions with his navy colleagues in the Silver Eagles Association.  Carl is survived by his wife, Louise (Brooks) Strandberg; a sister, Bernice Creed of Massachusetts; four sons, James Strandberg of Hawaii, Signe Masterson of Minnesota, Ted and Victor Strandberg of Nevada; four stepchildren, Nicholas Lobkowicz of Waldoboro, Lisa Mead of Manset, Thomas Lobkowicz of Atlantic Highlands, N.J. and Jill Lobkowicz of Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; many nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  No services are planned at this time.  The family asks that in lieu of flowers, contributions in Carl's memory may be made to the Cranberry Isles Fire Club, care of Mike Westphal, Box 144, Cranberry Isles 04625.  Arrangements by Fernald Funeral Chapel, Mt. Desert.

 

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Louise (Brooks) Strandberg

b. ?
d. alive

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