ERIC “SWEDE” GUSTAV OSTBY
Born: December 19, 1930
Died: March 8, 2014
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 from 3:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service:
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 10:00 am
Interment: Irving Park Cemetery, Chicago, IL
A resident of Schaumburg for 10 years and formerly of the Northwest side of Chicago, Eric has born on December 19, 1930 to the late Sven and the late Karen (nee Carlson), and passed away peacefully on March 8, 2014 in Elk Grove. Eric was loved by everyone that met him. He was a hard-working and loyal employee for Mead Fluid Dynamics for over 45 years.
Eric was the adoring husband of 62 years to Carol (nee Sorenson); loving father of Donald Eric (Marci), Sharon Ann (Danny) Martensen and Debra Lorina (Keith) LaPiana; fond grandfather of Jason and Brian Jimenez, Justin (Kristina), Jessica and Erica LaPiana, Lauren (Tony) Brinkman, Scott Martensen and Donald; proud great grandfather of Eric LaPiana and Evangeline Jimenez; fond brother of the late Ernie and the late Grace Mengar; dear uncle and friend to many. He will be missed by all those whose lives he touched.
Memorials may be made in Eric’s name to the American Heart Association.
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