Washington, D.C. (NNCNOW.com) - A wake in Washington D.C. and a funeral in Maryland have been scheduled for late former U.S. Congressman Jim Oberstar.
Visitation will be held Wednesday at Joseph Gawler’s Sons funeral home in Washington D.C. from 5 to 8 PM.
A funeral mass will be held Thursday at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church in Potomac, Maryland.
Oberstar, a Chisolm native who represented Northeast Minnesota for 36 years in Congress, died in his sleep early Saturday morning, according to a family spokesperson.
Plans for a Minnesota memorial service are not known at this time.