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Sigurd Alvin Skundberg

Birth Date: December 12, 1938
Death Date: February 6, 2019

Sigurd Alvin Skundberg, 80, of Decatur, passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Decatur Memorial Hospital, with his family by his side. 

Sig was born December 12, 1938, in LaCross, WI, to Claus and Helma (Smevdg) Skundberg. He was an automotive designer for Johnson Controls and he loved teaching Art in his spare time. After he retired, he went back to college and received his Art degree. Sig was a world traveler, and avid Green Bay Packer fan, loved boating, painting, going to museums, and a dedicated Chicago Cubs fan, but most of all, he loved spending time with his grandkids. 

He is survived by three children, Erik Skundberg of Taylorville, IL Adam (Kim) Skundberg of Mt. Zion, IL and Susan Skundberg Clark of Tampa, FL; two grandchildren, Josh Skundberg and Camryn Skundberg. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Richard Skundberg and one sister, Helen Collins. 

Funeral services to celebrate the life of Sig Skundberg will be 11 a.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at Moran & Goebel Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to Murray State University Foundation c/o Sig Skundberg Memorial Art Department, Office of Development 200 Heritage Hall, Murray, KY  42071 or online 

The family of Sig Skundberg is being served by Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Avenue, Decatur, IL. View the on line obituary and send condolences to the family at

February 16, 2019
10:00 am
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Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 N. Monroe St. Decatur, IL 62526
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Funeral Service
February 16, 2019
11:00 am
Moran & Goebel Funeral Home
2801 N. Monroe St. Decatur, IL 62526
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  1. Friend

    Written by: Kandi Russell

    I was deeply saddened to hear about SIGS death…He was a wonderful person who will be missed by all who knew and loved him. I never heard anyone say a bad word about this guy. He loved his kids more than life its self and talked about them all the time…we had alot of fun times with Sig…Rest assured he is in his Heavenly Home with Our Holy Father… I Pray Our Father Wraps His Loving Arms Around You All And Gives You His Peace.

  2. Dad

    Written by: Susan Clark

    Dad, I would give anything to spend one more day with you going to an art museum, eating tapas, and checking out a movie. I miss you so much it hurts.

  3. Uncle Sig

    Written by: Valerie Wilson

    Please accept our most sincere condolences from your Cali family. I have wonderful memories of Uncle Sig sitting on the floor playing all kinds of games with us girls I always loved him. He was welcomed into God’s Kingdom and now rests peacefully and glorified in Heaven!!

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