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Patricia A. Chilberg
March 12, 1932 ~ July 14, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old
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BISHOP HILL – Patricia A. Chilberg, 91, of Bettendorf, formerly of Bishop Hill and Galesburg, died at 6:10 a.m., Friday, July 14, 2023 at The Summit of Bettendorf.
Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m. noon, Thursday, July 20 at Rux Funeral Home in Galva with Pastor Rebecca Gearhart officiating. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Bishop Hill Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the Bishop Hill Volunteer Fire Department, the Honor Flight of the Quad Cities and the Bishop Hill Old Settlers Association.
She was born March 12, 1932 in Knox County, IL, the daughter of Lloyd and Hazel (Patty) Riner. She married Wayne O. Chilberg on August 13, 1950 in Bishop Hill and he preceded her in death on July 27, 2000. Survivors include her son, Galen Chilberg of Ohio, her three daughters; Peggy (Mike) Teske of Westmont, IL and Sheri (Bill) Fecht of Moline and Teri Chilberg of Rock Island, a brother, Larry (Sharon) Riner of Galesburg, five grandchildren; Seth and Daron Teske, Randi and Caleb Chilberg and Lauren Talbot and four great grandchildren; Haley, Lyla, Kevin and Brooklyn, several nieces and nephews and her close friend and traveling companion, Peggy. She was also preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Bill, a sister, Shirley Craig and sister-in-law, Virginia Riner.
Patricia was proud to have graduated from Yale “grade school.” She then graduated from Galva High School 1949 and from Black Hawk East Campus in 1972. She had worked as a licensed practical nurse for 21 years at the Galesburg Clinic until her retirement in 1994. She was a member of the Bishop Hill Community United Methodist Church and enjoyed traveling, reading and baking. Following her retirement, she especially enjoyed baking pies for the Filling Station in Bishop Hill until 2010 when she moved to Galesburg.