James Walter Millburg, 93, of Litchfield, formerly of Raymond, IL, passed away on Sun., April 28, 2019 at 8:20 a.m. in Heritage Health Therapy and Senior Care in Litchfield. He was born on Sept. 2, 1925 in rural Harvel, IL, a son of Walter & Agnes (Todt) Millburg. Mr. Millburg was a veteran of the U.S. Army. James was a member of Raymond Catholic Church & was a lifetime member of the Knights of Columbus, both in Raymond. In his leisure time, he enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and following them at their sporting events. He also enjoyed dancing and gardening. He was a lifelong farmer. He married Patricia Marie Hagerdorn on May 30, 1945 in St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Litchfield. She preceded him in death on Sept. 2, 2017. He is survived by:
2 sons, Jim (Sharon) Millburg of Chatham
Tim (Shari) Millburg of Harvel
3 grandchildren, Ashley (Anthony) Walch of Raymond
Matthew Millburg (Abby Burrows) of Raymond
Amber Millburg (Andy Gardner) of Jerseryville
3 great-grandchildren, Braden Myers; Ayden & Amelya Walch
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; 3 brothers, Clarence Millburg, Cecil Millburg & an infant brother, Earl Millburg; an infant sister, Rose Millburg.
Funeral Mass will be said Fri., May 3, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Raymond Catholic Church in Raymond. Very Rev. Albert Allen, V.F. will preside. Burial will be in St. Raymond’s Cemetery in Raymond. Visitation will be held Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service in the church. The family suggests memorials to PAWS Care of Montgomery County or Adopt-A-Pet Shelter in Benld. Plummer Funeral Home in Litchfield is in charge of arrangements.
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Paws Care of Montgomery County
P.O. Box 25, Hillsboro IL 62049