Funeral services, wake planned for former Congressman Oberstar

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Funeral services, wake planned for former Congressman Oberstar

May 4, 2014 Updated May 4, 2014 at 5:28 PM CDT

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.

Billy Wagness
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