Joseph Ahlbach Sr.

Ahlbach Sr., Joseph J. Age 86, Veteran Army, Korean Conflict. Beloved husband of the late Margaret J. (nee Feulner); loving father of Paul (Louise), John (Julie), Mary Jo (Jim) Kubica, Geraldine (Michael Vander Veen) and Joseph J., Jr. (Catherine); cherished grandfather of 8 and great-grandfather of 3; fond brother of Agnes (the late Robert) Gibson, the late Margaret (the late Frank) O'Leary, Mary (the late Ed) Schroeder, Richard (the late Rose), Elizabeth (the late Herman) Neumann, Frances (the late Richard) McCurrie and Florence (the late Thomas) Feeley; dear friend of Marge Prochaska. Former longtime parishioner and commentator at St. Augustine Church, former Cubmaster of Pack #3480 for over 30 years, District Commissioner of Stockyard District Scouting, Vigil member of Order of the Arrow, Wood Badge Chicago, Recipient of Silver Beaver Award, and active in St. Augustine Lancer family. Member of International Union of Elevator Constructors Local #2 and Clearing American Legion Post #600. Prayer Service Friday, June 14th 9:15 a.m. from Parkside Chapels & Cremation Services, 5948 Archer Ave (2 blks west of Central Ave at Major), Chicago to St. Jane de Chantal Church Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 a.m. Visitation Thursday 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and Friday 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. Interment St. Mary Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to of Illinois, 55 W. Wacker Dr. #800, Chicago, IL 60601,, 208 S LaSalle St. Ste. 1500, Chicago, IL or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 651 W. Washington Blvd, Chicago, IL Info. 773-767-9788. Arrangements by Kowske-Wolowiec Funeral Directors, Inc. Online tributes

Funeral Home

Parkside Chapels
5948 Archer Avenue Chicago, IL 60638
(773) 767-9788

Published in Chicago Sun-Times on June 13, 2013