Denis E. Berggren, age 67, of Poplar Grove and formerly of Round Lake Beach, died Friday, March 24, 2017, at his home.
He was born May 7, 1949 in Chicago to Earl and Eleanor (Schwicardi) Berggren. On December 26, 1986, he married Susan Zaccone in Lake Zurich.
A resident of Poplar Grove for the past 12 years, Denis previously lived in Round Lake Beach for 28 years. Prior to retirement, he enjoyed a career in the Public Works sector, most recently with the Village of Lindenhurst and previously with the Village of Lake Zurich. Before his career with municipalities, Denis served his country in active service with the U.S. Navy.
Denis was an avid sports fan, who especially loved following the Chicago Cubs and Chicago Bears games. He also enjoyed woodworking, and collected many tools over the years. He also enjoyed the game of golf.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Susan; six children, Toni (Jeff) Baumann, Kirsten (Amarbir) Singh, Patricia (Toby) Curtright, Wyndy (Ted) Schubring, Michael (Katie) Berggren, Brooke (Chad) Toppel; 14 grandchildren; two brothers, David (Judy) Berggren and Douglas (Tricia) Berggren; and a sister, Janice (Tim) Garasha.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until the 1:30 funeral service Thursday, March 30, 2017, at Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home, 222 N. Rosedale Court, Round Lake, IL 60073. Interment will follow in Grant Cemetery, Ingleside, IL.
In lieu of flowers, his family suggests memorials to Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP) at www.curepsp.org .
For information, please call the funeral home at 847-546-3300, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for her family.
Justen’s Round Lake Funeral Home
222 N. Rosedale Court
Round Lake, IL 60073