Alf B. Nordberg

Alf B. Nordberg, 99, longtime Harborite and former timber worker, died Monday evening, Aug. 11, 2014, at Grays Harbor Community Hospital in Aberdeen.

Alf was born in Livermore, Iowa, to Antone and Bertha (Forcett) Nordberg on May 7, 1915. He came to Grays Harbor in 1931 and attended school in Hoquiam.

In 1934, Alf married Beulah Viola Cooper in Leavenworth, Wash. Beulah died in 1998.

Alf worked in the timber industry doing various jobs, including log truck driving. He worked for Rayonier Pulp Mills and for Walker Brothers Mills in North San Juan, Calif.

Alf loved music and could play the fiddle, violin and accordion. He also could be found out walking with his metal detector finding treasures.

Alf is survived by a son, Ted Nordberg of Nebraska and a daughter, Viola Nordberg of Centralia, Wash.; 13 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren and many great great grandchildren. A son Glenn ‘Carl’ Nordberg, passed away on Aug. 3.

There will be a graveside service for Alf on Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at 1 p.m. in Fern Hill Cemetery, Aberdeen, Wash.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Fern Hill Funeral Home in Aberdeen.


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