Tuesday, May 6, 2014
(Potomac, MD) -- The funeral for former northeastern Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar is set for Thursday in Potomac, Maryland. The 79-year-old died Saturday in his Maryland home, passing away unexpectedly in his sleep. Oberstar represented Minnesota for 36 years from 1975 to 2011, and held several leadership positions among House Democrats during his tenure. His burial will be a private affair in Maryland.