AITKIN -- Melvin Forsberg, 100, Aitkin, died Monday, July 24, 2000, at Riverwood Extended Care Center of Aitkin.
He was born Feb. 18, 1900, in Farwell to Nils and Amanda Forsberg. He attended schools in Farwell and then moved to Denver where he attended West Denver High School. He later attended the University of Colorador. He later moved back to Minnesota and attended barber school in Minneapolis. He married Mabel Jacobson of Sept. 19, 1937, in Aitkin. He moved to Aitkin in 1948 and opened his own barber shop. He retired in the 1960s. He attended the Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include a son, Gordon Forsberg, Aitkin; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
His wife died earlier.
Services will be 2 p.m. Friday at the Westside Church of Aitkin with the Rev. Dallas Smith officiating. Burial will be in the Lake View Cemetery of Aitkin.
Friends may call an hour before services Friday at the church.
Arrangements are with Sorensen-Root-Thompson Funeral Home of Aitkin.
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