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Henry Achterhof dies at age 95

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Henry “Hank” Achterhof, age 95, WWII U.S. Army Veteran, recipient of Purple Heart and four Bronze Battle Stars.

Beloved husband of the late Irene Achterhof, nee DeVries (1999). Loving father of Ronald (Theresa) Achterhof, the late Arlene (Thomas) McLaughlin and the late Andrew Achterhof. Cherished grandfather and great-grandfather of many.

Survived by his sister Gertrude Engstrom and preceded in death by seven siblings. Dear uncle of many nieces and nephews. Member of the Izaak Walton League for over 30 years. Retired from the Chicago Park District.

Visitation Thursday from 3-9 p.m. Funeral Service Friday 10:00 a.m. at Colonial Chapel, 15525 S. 73rd Ave. (155th/Wheeler Dr. & Harlem) Orland Park, IL. Interment Chapel Hill Gardens South, Oak Lawn, IL. Express your thoughts and condolences at www.colonialchapel.com 708-532-5400.

 

 

Posted 9/16/2014