GERALD KENNETH AHRENS
Born: November 28, 1935
Died: October 6, 2017
Prayers: Friday, October 13, 2017 at 9:45 am
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Interment: begins at 11:30 am
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elmwood, IL
Gerald “Jerry” Kenneth Ahrens, 81, a resident of Schaumburg for 49 years and formerly of Mundelein for 10 years and Iowa City, Iowa, was born on November 28, 1935 in Boone, IA to the late Elmer and the late Ruth (nee Hughes) and passed away peacefully on October 6, 2017 at his home in Schaumburg surrounded by his loving family. Jerry proudly served in the US Army Signal Corps from 1954-1959. He earned a B.A. from the University of Iowa in 1961 and later a CPCU designation in 1984.
Jerry was the adoring husband of 59 years to Anne (nee Podolak); loving father of Sean (Heather); proud grandfather of Ashley and Tyler; dear brother of Douglas Franklin; fond uncle and friend to many, he was kind until the day he passed. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
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