THE CITY REBORN FROM THE ASHES OF AMERICA'S MOST DISASTROUS FOREST FIRE
Theodore R. Soderberg
Issue Date: May 17, 2018
Theodore Richard "Dick" Soderberg, 90, a longtime Marinette resident, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018.
Born Sept. 28, 1927 in Stanley, his family moved to Marinette when he was a young man and he married the late Jean (Parish) Soderberg. He worked at Lauerman's, Ansul and owned and operated Soderberg Electric for over 50 years. A veteran of World War II, he served in the United States Navy and was a Post Commander of the American Legion in Marinette.
He served on the electrical board for the City of Marinette and the State electrical board, was a co-owner of M.E.S. Electrical Supply in Marinette, was a Past Master of the Masonic Lodge, a thirty-second degree Mason and a member of the Tripoli Shrine.
He is survived by two sons, Terry and Forrest (Kym); a daughter, Maureen of Tallahassee, Fla.; six grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A private family funeral service will be held at a later date at Hansen Onion Martell Funeral Home. Entombment will be in Forest Home Mausoleum.