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Freeport, IL 61032
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Jerry Bamberg


1930 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Jerry Bamberg Obituary
JERRY E. BAMBERG, 83 FREEPORT - Jerry E. Bamberg, 83, of Freeport went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 9, 2014, surrounded by family, at FHN Memorial Hospital. He was born on December 6, 1930, in Ridott, IL. He was the son of Charles and Bernadine (Judd) Bamberg. He married Marjorie L. Huenefeld on Nov. 20, 1954, at St. John's Church. Jerry served in the United States Army and was a Veteran of the Korean War. He was self-employed, dealing in recycling and scrap metal. After retirement, he worked as a paper carrier for several years. Jerry was an active member of Laurel Street Community Church. Jerry enjoyed spending time with his family, especially all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and his church family. Jerry is survived by his wife, Marjorie of Freeport; one daughter, Sharon Bamberg (Dave Triem) of Freeport; four sons, Larry (Allison) of Cullman, AL, Jeff (Peggy) of Poynette, WI, Steve (Chris) of Freeport, and Dean Bamberg of Madison, WI; 13 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; one sister, Rose Lizer; one brother, Charlie (Jean) Bamberg; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and one grandson, Ben. Cremation rites have been accorded. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 13, 2014, at Laurel Street Community Church. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, March, 14, 2014, at Laurel Street Community Church. In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established in his name. Please leave us a message at www.walkermortuary.com.
Published in The Journal-Standard from Mar. 12 to Mar. 13, 2014
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