May 1 1915 - January 17, 1976
Private funeral services were held today for Christian (Chris) J. Kjobech. a Oakland Tribune photographer for 19 years before his retirement Years ago. He died at Alameda Hospital in Alameda CA. after a long illness at the age of 61. A native of Copenhagen. Denmark, Mr. Kjobech was an Associated Press wire photographer operator in Seattle and at The Tribune for nine years before becoming a Oakland Tribune photographer in 195(1.He was an expert in sports photography' and his action Mr. Kjobech. who was reared and educated in Salt Lake City, is survived by five children Karen Martin. Alameda; Connie McFadden. Fremont; Rodney Kjobech, Tennessee: Curtis Kjobech and Carlyn Kjobech, both Hayward.