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Oberstar arrangements include D.C. wake and Maryland funeral

Former Congressman Jim Oberstar, who died Saturday at age 79, will be buried in Maryland this week.

First, a wake will be held Wednesday in Washington, D.C., 5-8 p.m. at Joseph Gawler’s Sons Funeral Home, 5130 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.

On Thursday, a funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, 9200 Kentsdale Drive, in Potomac, Md.

No details have been released yet on a Minnesota memorial.

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