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Originally published: 2013-05-22 14:04:57
Last modified: 2013-05-22 14:05:55

Robert Edward Lee Nyberg

Robert Edward Lee Nyberg, 70, of Fort Myers Beach, Fla., formerly of Newland, passed away on May 21, 2013, at Hope Hospice, Fort Myers. He was born on Dec. 25, 1942 in Brandon, FL, a child of Robert Faraday and Ruby Clara (Hagon) Nyberg.

A resident of Fort Myers Beach since 2007, he previously lived in Cape Coral for 12 years where he worked as a supervisor in the building industry. Before retirement he was employed as a Project Manager at nuclear power plants in New York, Massachusetts and California.

While living in Newland, he worked with Dallas Banner Christmas Trees, was a member of Rotary International when he was a real estate broker and a former member of Our Savior Lutheran Church.

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Rosalina “Nina” (Afanador) Nyberg; his sons, Jorge A. (Janet) Carabelli of El Portal, Fla., James Owen Nyberg of North Fort Myers, Fla., Robert Edward Lee Nyberg II of Newland, and Martin L. (Cheri Bragg) Nyberg of Fort Myers Beach, and his brothers, Oliver Gene (Christine) Nyberg of Newland and Carl Nyberg of Asheville.

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at Bonita Bill’s Waterfront Café, 702 Fishermans Wharf , Fort Myers Beach, Fla. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be sent to Ostego Bay Marine Science Center, 718 Fishermans Wharf, Fort Myers, FL 33931. Friends may sign the guest book at

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