George Hillburst

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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.
Published in Rockford Register Star from May 25 to May 26, 2014
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