Welcome to the memorial page for

James A. Oberts

January 28, 1947 ~ May 3, 2017 (age 70)

James A. Oberts, 70, of Loves Park, passed away on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Born in Rockford on January 28, 1947 to Arthur and Marion (Hunsader) Oberts; married Cynthia Steadman on September 29, 1973 in Rockford.  Jim served in the Army in Vietnam and worked for 30 years at Valspar.  He was a Cubs, Packers and NASCAR fan.  He enjoyed gardening and being a grandpa and spending time with his family. 

Survived by his children, Aidan and Jeffrey (Jennifer) Oberts; three grandchildren; siblings, Nancy (William) Sweeney and Gary (Kristin) Oberts; and several nieces and nephews.  Predeceased by his parents and wife.

Special thanks to OSF Center for Cancer Care.

Memorial visitation will be held from 3:00pm to 5:00pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory-Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park.



 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
May 6, 2017

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Honquest Family Funeral Home - Loves Park Chapel
4311 North Mulford Road
Loves Park, IL 61111

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