Ernest Styberg, Jr.- a community minded philanthropist

Ernest Styberg

Ernest Conrad Styberg Jr., 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 7, 2018, in the comfort of his home with his wife by his side.  He was born in Racine on October 22, 1929, the son of the late Ernest and Elora (Nee: Svendsen) Styberg.

Ernie graduated from Washington Park High School and Northwestern University.  On June 30, 1951 at First United Methodist Church he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Bernice M. Dembroski who survives him.  Together they shared a wonderful journey that lasted 67 years.   Ernie served as president of E.C. Styberg Engineering Co. Inc, – a company his father founded in 1927. As a philanthropist he was very community minded and gave of his time and talent serving in many capacities for the betterment of Racine and other charitable endeavors. He will be dearly missed.

Ernie is furthered survived by other relatives, his company family, and many dear friends.

A memorial service for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, September 11, beginning promptly at  4 p.m. at Grace Church.  A reception will follow.  Memorials to Friends of Camp Anokijig, Inc., St. Monica’s Senior Living, Lake Geneva Fresh Air Association, or to Geneva Lake Water Safety Committee have been suggested.

MARESH-MEREDITH & ACKLAM FUNERAL HOME