Abigail Osterberg

ABIGAIL S. 'ABBY' OSTERBERG, 89 ROCKFORD - Abigail S. "Abby" Osterberg, 89, of Rockford, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Rosewood Care Center. Born April 17, 1924, in Minneapolis, Minnesota; the daughter of Rev. Andrew John and Bessie Berghult. Abby was a Pecatonica High School graduate. She married David M. Osterberg Sept. 20, 1942, in Canton, Mo.; he predeceased her Dec. 15, 1999. Abby was formerly an avid bowler. She is survived by her sons, Steven(Brenda) of Rockford, Gary (Charleen) of Machesney Park; daughter, Cheryl (Craig) Dodd of Cherry Valley; grandchildren, George William Salzer III, Nicole (Mike) Lee, Tiffanie (Darius) McCaskey, and Chance Myers; great-grandchildren, Dylan and Hannah Lee and Muirne McCaskey. Predeceased by her parents; daughter, Julie Lynn and brother, Alvar Berghult. The family would like to thank the staff of Rosewood Care Center and Heartland Hospice for all the wonderful care they gave Abby. Private family burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials to the family for the family to establish two separate memorials. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or online condolence, visit olsonfh.com.

Published in Rockford Register Star from May 11 to May 12, 2013