The Hancock-Henderson Quill, Inc.

Meet Your Neighbor

By Susan Galbraith, Quill Staff


Meet Your Neighbor Gary E. Sandberg of rural Kirkwood.

Gary is cashier at the First State Bank of Biggsville and farms a small acreage where he raises corn, beans, hay and a few cows.

He grew up in the Kirkwood area and has lived in the home he presently is in since 3rd grade.Gray graduated from Yorkwood High School in 1966 and from Western Illinois University, Macomb, in 1983 with a degree in Agriculture Education.

He has been married to his wife, Judy, for 25 years.

They have three sons, Adam, who is in dental school at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ben, a junior at Augustana College, Rock Island, majoring in Elementary Education and Caleb, a freshman at Augustana.

His parents Glenn and Mildred Sandberg and one sister, Nancy Kennedy are deceased.

He enjoys farming and all high school sports but especially football.

Their family vacation is spent fishing either in Wisconsin, Minnesota, or Michigan one week during the summer.