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Obituary for Gunnar R. Ostby
Gunnar R. Ostby 74, of Bethlehem died Saturday, January 25, 2014, at the Lehigh Valley Hospital, Muhlenberg Campus. Born in Brooklyn, NY he was a son of the late Gunnar and Else M. (Bjerke) Ostby. He was the husband of the late Mary Maurer (Epstein) Ostby. Gunnar worked for AT&T on the Transcontinental Cable Crew for many years before retiring. He was a non-commissioned officer in the Air Force. He graduated from Farleigh Dickinson University in 1972 as an Electrical Engineer. Gunnar was an avid model train enthusiast. He celebrated 35 years of sobriety with A.A. and was very active in his home group. Surviving is his son Cameron Tyler Maurer with whom he resided, son Eric and daughter Holly; brother Thomas Ostby; sisters-in-Law Fran and husband John Ihm, and Susan Beerman; brothers-in-law David and Thomas Epstein. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am, Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 at the Brubaker Funeral Home, Inc. 234 Walnut Street, Catasauqua, PA 18032. Call from 10:00-11:00am Tuesday at the funeral home prior to the service.