John Robert Ramberg, age 61 of McHenry, IL, passed away March 14, 2022. He was born on December 18, 1960 in Chicago, IL, to Richard E and Patricia (Boston) MacDonald.
John was a long time resident of McHenry, IL. He was in the first graduating class at Johnsburg High School, class of 1979, where he met his high school sweetheart Robin Weincouff, and later married on June 29, 1996.
John was always willing to volunteer for any cause or occasion, if you were looking for him you would frequently find him in the kitchen or manning the grill. He was a member of St. Bede’s Knights of Columbus and the Sons of the American Legion Post 703 of Fox Lake, IL.
John was a loyal, caring, and trusting friend to many. He always had the charisma to uplift the room with great laughs and spirits. He was always full of tricks and pranks that’s could make any gloomy day one full of magic. John enjoyed the outdoors and loved to go fishing and boating at any possible opportunity. He enjoyed the many trips traveling with his family throughout the United States and abroad. Later in life John became an avid Harley Davidson rider, in which he enjoyed many trips with family and friends, always allowing the wind to guide him to his next journey.
By trade, John was a plumber, belonging to Local 130 in Chicago IL, where he retired from after 40 years of service.
John is survived by his loving wife; Robin, his children; Nicholas and Alex Ramberg of McHenry IL; his siblings Rebecca Ramberg of Johnsburg, IL, Mary (Todd) Andrews of Cary, IL, Debra MacDonald of Evanston, IL, Patrick MacDonald of Chicago, IL, Diana Rutola of Aurora, IL, Angela MacDonald of Romeoville, IL, and Matthew MacDonald of Friendship, WI, and nephews; John, Jason, Tim, Michael and Jason.
John was preceded in death by his parents; Patricia (Boston) Smith and Richard MacDonald, and his beloved brother Richard Ramberg
The family will be holding a Celebration of Life Service that will be held on Sunday, April 3, 2022, at 2 pm at the American Legion Post 703, 703 US Highway 12, Fox Lake, IL, 60020.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Justen Funeral Home, McHenry, IL. For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com where friends and loved ones may share memories of John on his tribute wall.