James S. Dabisch
James S. Dabisch
  • November 1, 1960 - October 28, 2017
  • Park Ridge, Illinois

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James S. Dabisch, 56, of Park Ridge, IL. Born November 1, 1960 and entered into eternal life October 28, 2017. Beloved husband of Deborah (nee Gleason), loving father of Matthew and Jack, cherished son of Marilyn and the late Elmer Dabisch, dear brother to Ronald (Laura) and the late Robert Dabisch. Adored uncle to many nieces and nephews.

Jim was a graduate of Arizona State University where he received his bachelor's degree and Loyola University where he received his MBA. After a long career in the corporate world, Jim opened his own business, Jim Dabisch - Farmers Insurance agency in Des Plaines in 2015. He enjoyed the one on one contact and personalized service he was able to provide his customers.

Jim put his family above all else. An avid sports fan, Jim enjoyed coaching his son's baseball teams and cheering on his children from the sidelines. He was a die-hard Cubs fan who proudly passed on his spirit and passion to his two young sons and taught them to believe in the dream. His easygoing nature and down to earth style attracted many true and loyal friends. He found pleasure in the simple things in life - a good laugh, great friends and the unwavering love and support of his family. He was one of the great ones and will forever be missed.

Visitation will be held Friday, November 3 from 3:00 -9:00 p.m. and a funeral service on Saturday, November 4 at 11:00 a.m. at Oehler Funeral Home, 2099 Miner St,, Des Plaines, IL. Burial will follow at Town of Maine Cemetery in Park Ridge. The family asks that you show your support by wearing your favorite Cubs gear to the visitation on Friday.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dabisch Children Education Fund.

Click here to support Dabisch Children Education Fund organized by Debbie Dabisch


In lieu of flowers, donations will be directed to a college fund for the Dabisch children.