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Robert Berg

July 7, 1925 — December 3, 2015

Robert L. Berg, 90, of Chillicothe passed away peacefully on Thursday evening December 3, 2015 at his home in Chillicothe.

Bob was born in Peoria to George and Maud (Newell) Berg. He married Jane Worrick in 1946 who preceded him in death in 2002.

Bob lived most of this life in Chillicothe and for 31 years as a winter Texan in Harlingen.

Bob was proud WWII Marine Veteran and showed it. He retired from WABCO (Komatsu) in 1985. He was an extremely loving man who enjoyed this wonderful life and family.

Bob is survived by his live-in companion Mary Potter of Chillicothe and three children, Judy (Kenneth) Cluney of Chillicothe, Susan (Gregory) Gillespie of Washington and Danny Berg of Lacon, seven grandchildren, numerous great and great-great-grandchildren, one brother George Berg, and several nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his cherished dog, Dottsie.

Cremation rites have been accorded. A funeral service for Bob will be held on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00 am at the First United Methodist Church in Chillicothe. Visitation will be held on Friday evening from 5-7:00 pm on December 11, 2015 at Weber-Hurd Funeral Home in Chillicothe. Memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Chillicothe.

Bob's online memorial may be viewed at


DEC 11. 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (CST)

Weber-Hurd Funeral Home
1107 North Fourth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

Funeral Ceremony

DEC 12. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Chillicothe First United Methodist Church
1023 N Sixth Street
Chillicothe, IL 61523

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