Gary Nyberg
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Gary Nyberg
  • October 18, 1950 - September 14, 2017
  • Lincoln, Illinois

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Gary Bruce Nyberg, 66, of Lincoln, CA formally of South Beloit, passed away on Thursday, September 14, 2017 surrounded by his loving family. Born October 18, 1950 in Rockford, IL. Son of Duane Elnore and Juliette Edith Grace (Hillary) Nyberg. Graduate of Harlem High School and Northern Illinois University. Married the love of his life Lorrie Anne Rhead on September 10, 1977 in Beloit, WI. Over the years worked at Shopping Bag Grocery, Johnsonville Sausage, Hebrew National / Con Agra, was self-employed and did substitute teaching while semi-retired.

Gary was an avid reader, avid sports fan of the Chicago teams and especially enjoyed the World Series Championship Cubs, loved to travel, teaching Sunday School, being with family and loved being with kids.

Survivors include wife, Lorrie Anne Nyberg; children, Julie (Shawn) Rudolph, Brian (Michele) Nyberg, Matthew (Andrea) Nyberg, Robert (Virginia) Nyberg; grandchildren, Jackson and Brody Rudolph, Paityn, Carley and Harper Nyberg, Oliver Nyberg, Garrett, Caleb and Gwendolyn Nyberg; mother, Juliette Nyberg; sister, Peggy (Tim) Clow; brothers, Randy (Carol) Nyberg, Tom (Marsha) Nyberg; many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by father, Duane Nyberg; brother, Dennis Nyberg.

Funeral Service at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 24 at Forest Hill Evangelical Free Church, 5183 Pebble Creek Trail, Loves Park. Visitation at 2 p.m. until time of service. Burial will be at a later date. In lieu of flowers because of his great love of children donations can be made to either J.W. House, 3850 E. Homestead Rd, Santa Clara, CA 95051 or St Jude's Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN, 38105. To share a condolence www.sunsetfhmemgardens.com