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JOHN W. SKORBURG


1950 - 2014 Obituary Condolences
JOHN W. SKORBURG Obituary
WHEATON - John W. Skorburg, 63, left us on March 22, 2014, in Winfield. He was born December 7, 1950, in Champaign, IL. John's professional career spanned 35 years. Until recently, he taught Economics at Triton College and the University of Illinois at Chicago, and was an Associate Editor of Budget & Tax News for the Heartland Institute. Prior to his teaching career, John was Senior Economist and International Trade Specialist for the American Farm Bureau Federation; Chief Economist for the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce; and Director of Public Policy Planning and Analysis for Sears, Roebuck and Company. John received his BS and MA in Economics from the University of Illinois and his hobbies included collecting artwork and spending time with family. John is survived by his wife, Judy Dressler-Skorburg of Wheaton; His Mother: Patricia Skorburg; His daughters: Sarah Skorburg, Chris (Justin) Michels, Katie (Rich) Dombeck; Siblings: Craig (Delores) Skorburg; Steve (Cheryl) Skorburg; Jacque (Frank) Napoleon; Nieces and Nephews: Amanda Skorburg, Samantha Skorburg, Steve Skorburg, Alex Napoleon, Jaydan Torres; and Grandchildren: Parker, Hayley and Crew Michels. He was preceded in death by his Father, John F. Skorburg. John, we will miss your kindness and consideration, your creativity, your good humor and your keen insights. You were a quiet hero. Services were private. Please direct memorial gifts to the . Family, friends, and students are welcome to sign a guest book at hultgrenfh.com. For more information, please call Hultgren Funeral Home at 630-668-0027.
Published in Chicago Suburban Daily Herald on Mar. 30, 2014
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