Ernest “Ernie” W. Carlstrom, 70, passed away on Sunday, November 22, 2016 at Northwestern Memorial Hospital.He leaves his beloved wife of 49 years, Judy (Nilsen) Carlstrom; his son, Steven (Tricia) Carlstrom; his son, David (Dawn) Carlstrom; six grandchildren, Kailee, Taylor, Jordan, Addison, Jonathon and Grace; his sister Carol (Larry) Klein, many cousins, nephews, nieces, and close friends. Born Chicago, IL and raised in Northlake, IL. The son of Walter and Ann (Smercek) Carlstrom, he was a lifelong resident of Roselle, Bloomingdale and Bartlett. Ernie spent six years in the Illinois National Guard, holding the rank of Sargent of Communications. His civilian career titles included Maintenance Electrician, Maintenance Group Leader, and Reliability Technician. He put in 33 years of service at M&M Mars where he retired 12 years ago.Ernie worked in his community, as well. He spent 12 years as an elected member of the Bloomingdale Park District and was Past President of the Park Board. He was also a Past President of the Bloomingdale Athletic Club, Past President of the Lake Park High School Hockey Club, and was a coach for youth baseball and football for many years. Ernie also volunteered at Trinity Lutheran Church in Roselle for the community health clinics.Upon passing, Ernie felt that his life was as complete as he could want. He and Judy had a wonderful marriage for 49 years (September 24), that produced two great sons, two loving daughter in laws, and six amazing grandchildren. Ernie believed that, “Family is the circle of strength and love, and that God has blessed his life.” Visitation will be held on Sunday, 3:00-9:00 p.m. at Salerno’s Rosedale Chapels 450 W. Lake St. Roselle, IL. 60172 (3/4 mile west of Bloomingdale/Roselle Rd.). Additional visitation Monday, from 9:00 until 10:00 a.m. time of Service at Trinity Lutheran Church 403 S. Rush St. Roselle. Interment Eden Memorial Park Cemetery.
Phone: (630) 889-1700
Address: 450 W. Lake Street Roselle IL, 60172
Phone: (630) 894-3263
Address: 405 S. Rush St. Roselle Illinois, 60172
Service Date: November 30th 2015
Funeral Time: 10:00 am
Address: Schiller Park Illinois,