Carl Casper Ellberg Jr.1931-2013
Carl Casper Ellberg, Jr. 81 passed away March 27th with his family by his side. He was born on Jun 27, 1931 in Princeton, IL. to Carl Casper and Eileen (Swanson) Ellberg Sr. He graduated from Princeton High School in 1950. Carl married Carol Anson in June of 1950. She died in 1978. He then married Terry Huffstodt on Sep 27, 1980 in Evangelical Covenant Church. She survives. He belonged to the Evangelical Covenant Church, Princeton High School Board of Education, Princeton Game & Fish Club, Moose Lodge, Elks Club, Optimists, and Jaycees. Carl owned and operated Ellberg Plumbing and Heating from 1962 to 2008, retiring from everyday work in 1993.
Carl was a loving husband, devoted father, cherished Papa, and an amazing friend. He always found time to attend each of his grandchildren's numerous activities, plus he enjoyed hunting, fishing and the great outdoors. He lived life to the fullest and was generous to all.
Carl is survived by his wife Terry of 32 years; children: Patty (Jerry) McDonald of Chandler, AZ, Diane (Scott) Palubiak of Richfield, OH, Danny (Paula) Ellberg of Princeton, IL, Terri (Rick) Haas of Metamora, IL, Michael (Connie) Jensen of Great Falls, MT and Marla Jensen of Princeton, IL, 12 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, and one sister Nellie (Ralph) Martin of Princeton, IL.
Funeral service will be Tuesday, Apr 02, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Evangelical Covenant Church. Rev. Derek C. Boggs will officiate. Burial will follow in the Elm Lawn Memorial Park on Apr 02, 2013. The family will receive friends on Monday, Apr 01, 2013 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM at the Norberg Memorial Home.
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS make donations to the Evangelical Covenant Church orHappy Hands Preschool in Princeton.