Micheal Orin Koberstein, 56, of Largo, Fla., died Feb. 18, 2008, at The Hospice in Pinellas Park, Fla.
He was born May 4, 1951, in Montpelier, Idaho, to Orin Koberstein and Juanita Jensen Koberstein. He was born three months after his father died of polio. He grew up in Idaho Falls and surrounding areas.
On Sept. 1, 1990, he married Wendy Myers in Reno, Nev. They divorced in 2001.
He received a fine arts degree from the University of South Florida. Since 2002, he worked for the university as a webmaster. He was involved in art work in New Orleans, computer stores and magazines, cross country skiing and ice skating.
Micheal always had great interest in and talent for art, which is reflected in his Web site, www.michaelkoberstein.com.Survivorsincludehismother,JuanitaGrayofIdahoFalls;Terry(Luetta)KobersteinofAntioch,Calif.;stepsiblings,JeffGrayofSyracuseUtah,Brian(Cathy)GrayandKevin(Shelby)Gray,bothofIdahoFall,andJane(Keith)EllmakerofEverett,Wash.