Elbert E. Abbott Funeral services for Elbert E. Abbott, 87, of Grand Rapids, Mich., and New Port Richey, Fla., will be held at 5 p.m. today, at Countryside Funeral Home, 1640 Greenmeadows Blvd. (at Barrington Road), Streamwood/Schaumburg. Born Jan. 17, 1915, in Bangor, Mich., he died Saturday, Oct. 12, 2002. Interment will take place at 4 p.m. Tuesday, in Chapel Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids. Elbert was the beloved husband of the late Helen Betty Abbott (nee Turner); loving father of Annabelle Abbott of Ferndale, Mich., and Charles (Cathleen) Abbott of Schaumburg; proud grandfather of Christopher (Jean) Abbott; dear brother of the late Florence Alexander; and fond uncle of Bonna Jean Jernigan, Suzy (Tom) Jacobs and Kay Sukow. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until the time of services, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 100 W. Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60067. Friends may visit www.dailyherald.com/obits to express condolences and sign the guest book. For funeral information, (630/847)289-8054.