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Kenneth Niels Eldrup

October 27, 1940 December 27, 2018
Kenneth Niels Eldrup
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Obituary for Kenneth Niels Eldrup

Kenneth Eldrup
Of Mundelein

Kenneth N. Eldrup of Mundelein Illinois, Born October 27th, 1940, passed away at Advocate Condell Medical Center on December 27th, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years. Karen R. Eldrup, son Keith and wife Nancy Eldrup, son Kurt Eldrup, Sister Elaine and husband Dr. Andrew Kollar and grandchildren Zachary, Brad, Jake and Tyler Eldrup.

Kenneth was raised in Chicago Illinois and graduated Lane Tech High school and attended IIT where he earned a master’s degree in engineering. He then decided to serve his country and joined the United States Air Force in which he became an F-4 Phantom pilot with service in the Vietnam war. He then joined the Illinois Air National Guard, 126th air refueling wing as a KC-135 pilot. He retired his 27-year military career in 1990 as a brigadier general. His civilian career encompassed many engineering positions.

He loved to travel with his family and friends. Enjoyed camping with his grandchildren and playing with his model train set. His overall passion was to stay connected to family and friends.

Memorial Service 1:00 pm. Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd., 1520 N. Arlington Heights Rd., Arlington Heights, Illinois. The Eldrup family will receive guests from 11:00 am until time of the Service.

In lieu of flowers and gifts, the family asks that you please consider a donation to the Vietnam Veterans of America, 8719 Colesville Road, Suite 100, Silver Spring, MD 20910. 301-585-4000, vva.org.

Funeral information and condolences www.GlueckertFH.com <http://www.glueckertfh.com/> or (847) 253-0168.


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Memorial Visitation

Saturday

5

Jan

11:00 AM 1/5/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 1/5/2019 1:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States

Memorial Service

Saturday

5

Jan

1:00 PM 1/5/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 1/5/2019 2:00:00 PM
Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.

1520 N. Arlington Heights Road
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Glueckert Funeral Home, Ltd.
1520 N. Arlington Heights Road Arlington Heights 60004 IL
United States
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