RICHARD SANDBERG Richard E. Sandberg, age 87, of Boulder City, passed away April 8, 2014. He was born in Salt Lake City, March 22, 1927, to Nels and Mary Whyte Sandberg. He served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War. He was a mechanic on the Corsair Airplanes. After his service in the U.S. Navy he went to work for General Telephone Company in Southern California and retired as a manager after 35 years. He married Carolyn Rehbehn, March 11, 1967. In 1983, after retiring, they moved to Boulder City from Granada Hills, Calif. He enjoyed the retired life and traveling with the Rolling Boulders. He was a member of the Boulder City Elks Lodge, and enjoyed deer hunting. He was preceded in death by his son, Glen Sandberg. Richard is survived by his wife, Carolyn Sandberg; daughter, Juli (Don) Kelley of Irvine, Calif.; four grandchildren, Glen Kelley, Laurissa (Brandon) Sontag, Devin and Bryce Kelley; four great-grandchildren, Charlotte, Wyatt, Owen and Adam; and his brother Jack (Shirley) Sandberg. Memorial services will be at 12:40 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 1900 Veterans Memorial Drive, Boulder City. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to xancer research. Family and friends can sign on line memorial guestbook at www.bouldercityfamilymortuary.com
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Published in Boulder City Review on Apr. 24, 2014