Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral Home

Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Robert Ahlgrim, Funeral Director/Owner
    

Robert is a third generation funeral director at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation, and the son of Walter Ahlgrim and grandson of the founder, Arthur F. Ahlgrim. He has been a licensed funeral director for Ahlgrim & Sons since 1957. For over 35 years Robert has been a resident of Schaumburg. Throughout these years he has been an owner/funeral director of Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation. He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Bradley University in 1952 and is a Certified Public Accountant. Robert is an Army Veteran having served during the Korean War. His wife is Elaine and they have four children; James Ahlgrim, LCDR. Michael Ahlgrim, USN (ret.), John Ahlgrim and Linda Spohr. They are active members of Prince of Peace Church in Schaumburg. Robert enjoys playing with his grandchildren, his HO gauge model railroad and semi retirement.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

James Ahlgrim, Funeral Director/Owner
    

Jim is a fourth generation funeral director. He is the son of Robert and Elaine Ahlgrim, the grandson of Walter, and great grandson of Arthur. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI in 1984. Keeping with family tradition, James also attended Worsham College of Mortuary Science in 1988 and has been a licensed funeral director with Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services ever since. His commitment to helping others goes beyond his work. He is a past president and active member of the Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates Rotary Club since 1993. He is married to Kathy with three children. Jim has lived in Schaumburg since 1973 and in Hoffman Estates since 1987. He is a member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Schaumburg and his wife and family are active members of Holy Family Catholic Church in Inverness.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Elaine Ahlgrim, Office Manager
    

Elaine is the wife of Robert Ahlgrim and the mother of James, Michael and John Ahlgrim and Linda Spohr. In addition to working at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation, Elaine was very active in promoting Boy Scouts and achieved the District Award of Merit and the Distinguished Service Award for her hard work and dedication to scouting. She is an active leader in the International Order of Job’s Daughters and a long time member of Prince of Peace Lutheran Church. She enjoys sewing and needlepoint, cooking and especially her grandchildren.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Kathy Ahlgrim, Funeral Director
    

Kathy has been active in the Schaumburg-Hoffman Estates Rotary Club since 1996, served as President in 2006-2007, is a community member of the Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce and the Schaumburg Business Association. She is a 2011 graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science and works at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation. Kathy continues the long family tradition of excellence in services, reliability and care. She is also involved with the Boy Scouts and attends Holy Family Catholic Community Church in Inverness. She is active in the church and provides training for the Eucharistic Ministry. Kathy is married to Jim Ahlgrim, they have lived in Hoffman Estates for over fifteen years and have three children.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Dan English, Funeral Director
    

Dan has been a dedicated member of the Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation staff since 1973. He is a graduate of Worsham College of Mortuary Science and a licensed funeral director since 1968. He and his wife, Jeri, have resided in Hoffman Estates since 1976. They have four children and many grandchildren. He was a past president and a 25 year member of the Hoffman Estates-Schaumburg Kiwanis Club. Dan has a strong commitment to serving families and it shows through his many years of dedicated service at the Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation. Dan enjoys golfing, fishing and especially time with his family.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Janice M. Doud, Funeral Home Assistant
    

Janice has been a devoted member of the Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral & Cremation family since 2005 and a Schaumburg resident since 1976. She is an active member, and current president of the Schaumburg Community Garden Club. Prior to joining the Ahlgrim Funeral staff, Jan held several management level positions in the corporate arena in the northwest suburbs and she has the life insurance designation of FLMI (Fellow, Life Management Institute). She is married to Ray and they have two wonderful children. They are active members of the Church of the Holy Spirit in Schaumburg and they both serve as Mass Coordinators and Eucharistic Ministers. During her off hours from Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral & Cremation, Janice enjoys spending time with her family as well as camping, canoeing and taking vacations on their BMW motorcycle. She also enjoys home gardening and her garden club.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services
 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services

Jason Seward, Preneed Counselor
    

While attending Worsham College of Mortuary Science from 2010 to 2011, Jason worked part-time at Ahlgrim & Sons. After his funeral director apprenticeship, Jason returned to Ahlgrim’s as our Preneed counselor. Jason was born and raised in Sauk Rapids, Minnesota and worked eight years at Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home. Jason enjoys working with families and looks for ways to help them. He has learned the value of how pre-planning has helped many families and is passionately looking for ways to help others learn of this opportunity. His strong passion to the funeral industry shows in his dedication to the families at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services. Jason is a member of the Hoffman Estates Jaycees. When Jason is not working, he enjoys being outside, playing Frisbee golf, four-wheeling and spending time with family and friends.

 
Ahlgrim & Son's Funeral and Cremation Services, funeral services, pre-planning, cremation services