Lennard J. Stenberg

BARK RIVER – Lennard J. Stenberg, 89, 4452 D Road, Bark River, passed away on Monday morning, April 8, 2013, at Pinecrest Medical Care Facility.

He was born on Jan. 16, 1924, in Escanaba, son of Carl and Hilda (Larson) Stenberg. Lennard attended the Sunnyside School and lived in Bark River all his life.

On Oct. 23, 1943, Lennard married the former Gladys Porath in Bark River.

Lennard loved his work as an engineer for 35 years on Chicago and Northwestern Railroad, retiring in 1985. He enjoyed his job because of his love for travel. He enjoyed camping and traveling with his motor home.

Among survivors include his wife, Gladys of Bark River; children, Carl (Therese), Franklin (Janice) and Glenn (Susan), all of Bark River, David (Marcy) of Yuma, Ariz. and Sharilyn (Gerald) Glasure of Bark River; 14 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his grandson, Kevin Stenberg; two sisters, Ruth Dahl and Hildur Olson; and brother, Hjalmer “Elmer” Stenberg.

Visitation will be on Wednesday, May 1, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Chapel in Bark River. A service will follow at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

The Crawford Funeral Homes are assisting the Stenberg family with arrangements.