John Ramberg “The Norwegian Viking,” formerly of Bellingham, celebrated his 80th birthday with his famous friends and his beautiful wife “Dixie.” He was born January 4th, 1928 in Seattle.
He is a graduate of the University of Washington, alumni of “Sigma Nu” fraternities, served in the U.S. Navy as an officer and retired as the “Top Rep” in the N. W. He lives in Sun Lakes, Arizona with his wife of 46 years, Dixie.
His children are Scott (Marsha) Ramberg of Las Vegas, Shane Ramberg of Seattle, Heidi (Brad) Anderson of Bellingham and Kristen (Dale) Penk of Carlsbad CA. He has nine grandchildren, Michelle, Kimberly, Heather, Amber, Hailey, Karrah, Kassie, Alishia, and Aubrie. He has six great-grandchildren.
He enjoys the “Arizona Living,” good friends, family, volunteering, exercising and many other activities.
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He attributes his long life to family, faith and to "Gargle with Gin when you’re sick." “Uff DA.”