Christopher Herbig

CHRISTOPHER A. HERBIG, 53 PECATONICA - Christopher A. "Chunky" Herbig, 53, of Pecatonica, IL died at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in his home surrounded by his family and friends. He was born March 8, 1960 in Rockford, IL the son of Carol Herbig. He attended Pecatonica High School. Married to the former Kelly L. Ackerman in Rockton, IL on September 15, 1990. He was employed as an electrician for over 30 years. Chunky enjoyed hunting, fishing and being involved with and going to his children's sporting events. His survivors are wife, Kelly; sons, Christopher William and Thomas Alan Herbig; Aunt, Betty Devine; numerous cousins; father and step mother-in-law, William and Lynn Ackerman; brother-in-laws, Daniel (Angie) Ackerman and Michael (Celinda) Ackerman. He is predeceased by his mother, and mother-in-law, Judith Ackerman. Memorial ceremonies will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, March 24, in McCorkle Funeral Home, Countryman Chapel 529 Washington St. Pecatonica, IL, with Chaplin Pamela Lojewski of Heartland Hospice officiating. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1 to 3 p.m., Sunday. In lieu of flowers a memorial education fund for his children is being established. Visit to send on line condolences.

Published in The Journal-Standard on Mar. 22, 2013