At funeral, Oberstar remembered as 'quintessential public servant'

Politics Brett Neely Brett Neely · ·
The casket containing the remains of former Rep. Jim Oberstar, D-Minn., is carried into Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial, in Potomac, Md., Thursday, May 8, 2014. Oberstar served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 2011 and died in his sleep at home in Potomac, Md., on May, 3, 2014. He was 79-years old.