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Eli Shereshovech, Jr.
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Eli Shereshovech, Jr.
of Arlington Heights

Eli Shereshovech Jr. was born on July 26, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois to Anna (née Bishko) and Eli Sr. He died Friday, December 8, 2017 with his wife, Barbara at his side.

He graduated from Wells High School in Chicago where he met his lovely bride, Barbara. He also attended Ferris College in Michigan to begin studies in pharmacy.

He proudly served in the US Coast Guard Reserves for 8 years. Until his retirement, Eli was a salesman with the liquor wholesaler Judge and Dolph (formerly the Continental Distributing Co.) He was fluent in Russian and Polish. He was a longtime member of Arlington Countryside Church in Arlington Heights.

Eli enjoyed reading several daily papers, investing, coin collecting, and running. He also enjoyed cooking, especially his own recipes. He was most relaxed camping in Keshena, Wisconsin with his family for many summers.

Eli Jr. is survived by his wife of 57 years, Barbara (née Goebel), his children, Sandra (Steve) Hansen, Marla (Tom) Johanson, Eli Shereshovech III and Mark (Sherri) Shereshovech as well as his eleven grandchildren, Kate, Paul, Mark, Emily, Neal, Eric, Tyler, Michael, Eli IV, Rylee, and Rachel. Also, his sister Nina (Rich) Hyland, his nephew Rich (Lisa), niece Deanne(David) Bacchiere as well as his brother-in-law Len (Ting) Goebel and niece Brenda Brundage and nephew Brian Goebel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Nick, his sister Lena and brothers-in-law Donald and Dan Goebel.

Visitation is Thursday, December 14 from 3pm -8pm at the Glueckert Funeral Home, 1520 N. Arlington Hts Rd, Arlington Heights. (4 blocks south of Palatine Rd). Service will be held at Glueckert Funeral Home at 10:30 am on Friday, December 15. Interment to follow at Elmwood Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to Arlington Countryside Church, 916 E. Hintz Rd., Arlington Heights, IL 60004. Funeral Information and condolences can be given at <> or (847) 253-0168.

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3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Funeral Service




10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Cemetery Details


Elmwood Cemetery

2905 N. Thatcher Road
River Grove, IL 60171

Memorial Contribution

Arlington Countryside Church

916 East Hintz Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

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