Anton A. Kersch, 83, Buffalo Grove

A funeral service for Anton Kersch, of Buffalo Grove, will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, in Palatine.

Anton A. Kersch, 83, of Buffalo Grove, formerly of Hoffman Estates, passed away Jan. 15.

Visitation will be until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 201 N. Northwest Highway, in Palatine. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home with the Rev. Warren Schilf officiating. Interment will follow at Glen Oak Cemetery in Hillside.

Anton was born Feb. 15, 1930, in Chicago to the late Nicholas and Katherine (nee Harnacher) Kersch. He was the beloved husband of the late Florence L. (nee McClellan) Kersch; loving father of Carol Ziolo, Karen Kersch and the late Anton Kersch Jr.; loving grandfather of Jason (Brooke) Ziolo and Jonathan (Mallory) Ziolo; loving great-grandfather of Aydan and Ashley Ziolo; fond brother of Evelyn (late William) May and the late Elizabeth Leitgeb; and dear brother-in-law of Charles Leitgeb.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, Kansas, 66675.

Obituary submitted by Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home 


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