James N. “Jim” Lindberg

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James N. “Jim” Lindberg, 89, of Galesburg, IL passed away on Friday, April 12, 2024 at OSF St. Mary Medical Center, Galesburg.

Jim was born August 26, 1934 in Galesburg, IL the son of Theodore and Dora (Brown) Lindberg.  He was raised and educated in Galesburg, Graduating from Galesburg High School. After graduation, Jim enlisted with the United States Navy.

He married Jeanine Like in Galesburg in January 1960.

Jim worked for Yemm Chevrolet and Admiral.

Jim’s lifelong passion of playing his dobro, guitar and singing with his friends was his peace and happiness. Jim’s passion for adventure in the Colorado mountains filled every family vacation with hiking, rafting and exploring the west. 

In his early years, he raced and built hot rods that turned into a career of restoring vintage cars.

Jim will be missed by his children, Laurie Lindberg and Jeff Lindberg; grandchildren, Samuel Stevens and Lucille Stevens; great granddaughter, Gwin June Stevens, daughter-in-law, Hayley Stevens and former wife, Jeanine Sundquist.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A memorial and musical celebration of life will be held at a later date. McGuire & Davies Funeral Home and Crematory, Monmouth, IL, is in charge of the arrangements.  For more information or to leave an online condolence please visit, www.mcguireanddaviesfuneralhome.com.  

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