Howard A. Eklind, age 85, a resident of Park Ridge, IL, died July 20, 2013, in Park Ridge. He was born January 1, 1928 in Chicago, IL to Henning and Ruth Eklind.He is survived by his two daughters, Karen J. Eklind-Howry (H. Michael) of Park Ridge and Janet L. Eklind Cotsiopoulos (Chris) of Schaumburg; four nephews, Don, Greg, Ken, and Chris (Brenda) Dreier; and 2 grand-nephews, Brandon and Matthew Dreier. He was predeceased in Jan. 2007 by his wife, Lois. A visitation will be held Aug. 5, 2013 from 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at South Park Church, 1330 South Courtland, Park Ridge, IL 60068, where a Celebration of Life Service will be held Aug. 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at South Park Church. A private interment will take place at Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be directed to India Rural Evangelical Fellowship, PO Box 1332, Park Ridge, IL 60068-7332, Inner City Impact, 2704 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60647, or to South Park Church. For more information and guest book see christianfuneralservices.com
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