Lowell J. Boberg, 80, died March 28, 1991 in LaHabra, California after an extended illness.
He was born March 31, 1910 to John H. Mattie Stringfellow Boberg in Draper, Utah. Lowell worked as an educator in the Utah schools for 36 years. He graduated from BYU in 1932 and received his MS degree in 1970. He was an active member of the Utah Teachers of English and the National Council of Teachers of English, holding offices and serving on various committees. Lowell was chosen by the College Entrance Examination Board to serve as a member of a group to devise end-of-year tests for college-bound students. He served twice on committees in Washington D.C., to select colleges and universities eligible for federal funding of English programs. He was chosen by the Office of Education to serve as a Facilitator for the promotion and adoption of Title III programs in Utah.After retiring from teaching in 1975 he became the Postmaster of the Draper Post Office retiring from that positions in 1979. Lowell was widely known throughout the area as an accomplished organist and was part of the volunteer group that rebuilt the Capitol Theater organ.
He is survived by three sisters, Afton Parr and LaRue Dignan of Salt Lake City, Blanche Young, Westminster, California. He was the beloved Uncle of 15 nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 1, 1991 at 10 a.m. in the LaHabra First L.D.S. ward. Interment in Rose Hills Memorial Park, LaHabra, California.
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