Fredrick Albert Reberg Jr. “Pink”
Fredrick Albert Reberg Jr. “Pink,” 88, passed away Aug. 12, 2014 at Ogden Regional Hospital. He was born Oct. 2, 1925 to Fredrick Albert and Nettie Lois Reberg in Ogden. He attended public schools in the Ogden area and graduated from Ogden High School in 1943. He earned an Associate Degree from Weber Jr. College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas, an M.S. from University of Southern California, and later a teaching certificate from Weber State College.
Fred married Diane Smith in 1949. They were later divorced. He married Colleen Feeny in 1972. She passed away in 1978. He then married Beverly Buchman Mathieu in 1979 and were together for 35 years until his death.
Fred joined the Army Air Corps in 1945, and later, the United States Air Force in 1950. He was a navigator in two-seat F 82 Twin Mustang fighter plane during the Korean War. His military career took him to Korea, Japan, Alaska, India, German and many states in the U.S. He was awarded the United States Air Force Commendation Medal in 1968. Fred retired from the Air Force as a Lt. Colonel in 1970 and returned to Utah. After marrying Bev, they moved to Three Lakes, Wisconsin in 1982. There he taught math and science in the local school system. They returned to the Ogden area in 2003.
He is survived by his wife, Bev; two sisters: Helen Pett and Virginia Gladwell; four children: Nancy Bailey, Chris Kynaston, Mike Reberg, Mark Reberg; four grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Along the way he blended, embraced and loved many step children and their families. He is preceded in death by his brother Rick.
A gathering and remembrance of Fred will he held Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. at Leavitt Mortuary, 836 36th Street, Ogden, UT.