John E. Gehrig
John E. Gehrig
  • July 7, 1961 - June 22, 2017
  • Crystal Lake, Illinois

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John Gehrig, 55, of Lakewood passed away June 22, 2017 at his home.
He was born July 7, 1961 in Dearborn, MI to Donald and Mary (Burnham) Gehrig.
John received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Iowa. He married Kathleen Porst on May 25, 1991 in Chicago. He worked as a salesman at Bulklift International.
John enjoyed golf and football. He was also an excellent grillmaster. Most of all he loved spending time with his family and being a father.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; his mother, Mary Burnham Gehrig; his children, Mary, Michael, and Mallory Gehrig; his siblings, Frederic Gehrig, Mark (Erica) Gehrig, and Jennifer (Mitchell) Kunzman; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, Donald Gehrig.
Visitation will be from 1pm to 1:45pm prayers on Saturday, June 24 at Querhammer & Flagg Funeral Home, 500 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2pm at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church, 451 W. Terra Cotta Ave., Crystal Lake.
Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.
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