GEORGE HILLBURST SR., 91 ROCKFORD - George "White Knight" Hillburst, 91, passed away in his home on May 19, 2014. He was born March 3, 1923 in Rockford, the son of Inga Olson. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran, serving in the Pacific Theater during WWII from 1943-1946. He married Eleanor J. Ulrich in Roscoe, IL on Sept. 17, 1955. George was the owner/operator of Commercial Printing from 1948-1989. George enjoyed Canadian fishing trips, snowmobiling, golfing and boating with his family on the Mississippi River. Survivors include his wife, Eleanor; daughter, Rebecca Hillburst; 2 sons, George and Lars Hillburst; also a special family friend, Helen Sell. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Sundberg Funeral Home is assisting the family. Online condolences at www.sundbergfh.com. Memorials in his name to Heartland Hospice, 363 Financial Court, Rockford, IL 61107.
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Published in Rockford Register Star from May 25 to May 26, 2014
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