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Robert "Bob" Egeberg

January 17, 1939 ~ October 1, 2020 (age 81)

Obituary

To view Bob's funeral service live, please use the link below. The streaming will begin shortly before the service begins at 11 a.m., on Tuesday, October 6, 2020. 

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MORTON – Robert L. “Bob” Egeberg, 81, of Morton, passed away on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at Aperion Care Morton Villa in Morton.

He was born on January 17, 1939 in Brookings, S.D., to the late Herbert and Marie (Green) Egeberg. He married Josephine Gill in Brookings, S.D., on September 9, 1961.

Surviving are his wife, Josephine Egeberg of Morton; daughter, Cathie (Mike Northrup) Mitchell of Glasford, Ill.; two sons, Brian (Sara) Egeberg of Mahomet, Ill. and Brent (Claire) Egeberg of Round Rock, Texas; eight grandchildren, Tiffany, Lacy, Kali, Travis, Cassidy, Lexi, Tori, and Evan; 12 great-grandchildren; sister, Marian Egeberg; and two brothers, Darwin (Barb) Egeberg and Ronald (Sharon) Egeberg.

He was preceded in death by siblings, Dale Egeberg and Bernice Mann.

Bob was an engineer at Caterpillar, Inc. and finished his career at Bradley as the facilities engineer.

He enjoyed pencil drawing, auctions, and antique cars. Bob loved his family, especially the time he spent with his grandkids.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2020, at Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Social distancing guidelines will be observed during the visitation and funeral service and masks are required.  Burial will be at Roberts Cemetery in Morton.

Memorials may be made to Shriners Childrens Hospital.

Knapp-Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Morton is handling arrangements.

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit www.knappjohnson.com

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
October 6, 2020

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL

Funeral Service
Tuesday
October 6, 2020

11:00 AM
Knapp - Johnson Funeral Home and Cremation Center
140 S. Detroit Ave.
Morton, IL

Please note
Social distancing guidelines will be observed during the visitation and funeral service and masks are required.
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