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Aledo Times Record - Aledo, IL
  • Obituary - DR. LEO L. LUNDBER

  • Dr. Leo L. Lundberg, 83, of Moline, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at his home. A Memorial Service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation was from 1 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
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  • Dr. Leo L. Lundberg, 83, of Moline, died Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at his home. A Memorial Service was held at 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22, 2013, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline. Visitation was from 1 to 4 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
    Military honors were provided by Moline American Legion Post # 246. Per his wish- es cremation rites have been accorded. Memorials may be made to United Methodist Church in Aledo or to Riverside United Methodist Church in Moline.
    Leo was born on August 21, 1930, in Rock Island, the son of Emil and Eulala (Davis) Lundberg. He married Barbara Ortman on December 19, 1954, in Moline.
    Leo graduated from Rock Island High School, Augustana College, and University of Illinois Dental School in Chicago. He was a United States Army veteran of the Korean War, serving in the Dental Corp. After the war, he returned to Moline and practiced two years in Moline before setting up a 39 year successful dental practice in Aledo. He also served as President of the Rock Island County Dental Society. Leo and Barb raised three children all going to Aledo schools. After retirement they moved to Coal Valley and finally to Moline. He was active in city business and was named “Man of the Year” in the 1970’s. Leo belonged to many organizations including Aledo city council and the Exchange Club. He was president of Oak View Country Club where he loved to play golf with his golfing buddies. Leo held numerous positions in the Aledo Methodist Church where he was a willing volunteer for 8 mission trips to Haiti, taking his children to accompany him at different times. It was a highlight of his life. He also loved traveling all over the United States and Mexico with his wife and taking fishing trips to Canada with friends. Above all, Leo cherished his time with his wife and family.
    Survivors include his wife Barbara Lundberg Moline, Son David (Kathy) Lundberg Bettendorf, IA; Daughters Nancy (Bob) Frederiksen Moline, Susan (Mike) Phillips Rockton; Grandsons Justin (Kelsey) Frederiksen Rock Island, Joseph (Jaimi Colvin) Frederiksen Moline, Matt Sampson Davenport, IA, Ryan Phillips Rockton, Granddaughters Hannah Lundberg Iowa City, IA, Meara Collentine Bettendorf, IA,
    Megan (Shawn) Brown Davenport, IA, Lauren Phillips Rockton; Four great grandchildren Tanner Sampson, Colin Frederiksen, Addy Brown, and Brady Frederiksen; Sister Elva Lambert Knoxville, TN
    He was preceded in death by his mother, father, and two sisters. Online condolences may be left for his family by visiting esterahl.com.

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