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George Erber, 95, died Thursday, July 24, 2014, at Hearthstone Communities, Woodstock.

He was born September 8, 1919, to George and Minnie (Seegers) Erber in Arlington Heights.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II, earning three bronze battle stars, serving both in the Asiatic-Pacific Theater and the Philippine Liberation. Following his military career, he was the co-owner of Carey Appliances, McHenry, and also sole owner of A-1 Appliances, Woodstock.

Survivors include: his wife, Alice (nee Bentsen); a son, Bruce A. (Pat) Erber; a step-son, Steve (Pat) Wood; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Erber; six grandchildren, Jeff, Jason, Dana, Brad, Mike and Jennifer; nine great-grandchildren; a brother, Elmer Erber; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by a son, George Jr.; his parents; three brothers, Wilbert, Roy and Ervin; and a sister, Lorraine.

The visitation and funeral were July 29 at Grace Lutheran Church, Woodstock. Burial was at McHenry County Memorial Park.

Arrangements were made by Windridge Funeral Homes.

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