Robert C. Elberg, 92, of Glen Carbon, formerly of Bunker Hill, died at Meridian Village in Glen Carbon on Saturday, March 10, 2018, at 5:45 p.m. He was born on September 21, 1925, in Alton to Theodore Elberg and Nora (Schuetz) Elberg.
He married Margaret (Warr) Elberg on June 21, 1950, in Fosterburg. He was a retired carpenter. He was a veteran of the US Navy after having served during WWII. Robert was a member of the American Legion of Bunker Hill and a deacon at New Beginnings Church in Bunker Hill.
He is survived by his spouse, Margaret Elberg of Wood River; children, Rodger (Betsy) Elberg of Bunker Hill, Patricia (Tim) Howarth of Woodburn, and Shelia (Danny) Russell of Alton; grandchildren, Christopher Elberg, Gwyndolen Marini, Rebecca Jackson, Robert Elberg, Dustin Elberg, Chandra Short, Alyssa Moore, and Victoria Banghart; 20 great grandchildren; and 3 great great grandchildren.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents; son, Donald Elberg; granddaughter, Zandra Elberg; brothers, Theodore Elberg and Rodney Elberg; and sister, Alvena Meredith.
Visitation services will be held on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, at Kravanya Funeral Home in Bunker Hill from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m. Funeral services are Thursday, March 15, at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Woodburn Cemetery, Woodburn.
Memorials are suggested to wishes of the family.
Kravanya Funeral Home, Bunker Hill is in charge of the arrangements.