Ellsworth L. Cobble
1930 - 2020
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Ellsworth "Al" L. Cobble, 90, loving husband of Arlene; beloved father of Linda Bell, Scott (Stacee) Cobble, Jaremy (Karren) Cobble; devoted grandfather of Savannah; and cherished father-in-law of Fred Bell. Al was involved with F.E.M.A., the Des Plaines E.M.A., the Park Ridge Volunteer Fire Department, and On Call with the Rosemont Fire Department. He was altruistic in every sense of the word, even travelling down to Louisiana to assist after Hurricane Katrina hit. He also was a charter member of the Park Ridge Speed Skating Club and National Speed Skating Finish Line Judge. His spirit and courage will be greatly missed.

Funeral Services are private. Memorial Donations may be made to The Almoners Fund c/o Scottish Rite 383 E. Lake St. Bloomingdale, IL 60108 (630)439-3445 – St. Luke's Lutheran Church 205 N. Prospect Park Ridge, IL 60068 (847)825-6659 Northshore Hospice 4901 Searle Prkwy Suite 160 Skokie, IL 60077 (847)475-3002. For info www.nelsonfunerals.com.



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Published in Chicago Tribune on Oct. 25, 2020.
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November 4, 2020
Al and Arlene were part of the Park Ridge Fire Department as we were
growing up. He was like a brother to me and my own brother. He always had a smile and laughter filled his house. May these great memories and more help you all heal.

Linnea Qualter, nee Angsten

Linnea Qualter
Friend
October 26, 2020
I have very fond memories of fishing with Al and his son Scott. It was always so nice and fun to go out to eat with the dads and their sons. My deepest condolences to all the Cobble’s
Kelly Udelhofen
Friend
October 25, 2020
Al was a gentleman, a neighbor, and a friend to our young family for the six years that we lived next door to him in Park Ridge. He and his family members built the house where we make our home. I never encountered him without seeing a smile on his face. He delighted in the outdoors and kept a beautiful yard and garden, along with his lovely wife Arlene. We will miss him. May he Rest In Peace.
Mike O’Donnell
Friend
October 25, 2020
A great American Rivet fan.
Arthur Hoffmann
Acquaintance
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