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John C. Engstrom

John C. Engstrom, 70, of Villa Park passed away on January 11, 2021. Beloved son of the late Nels and Edna. Dear cousin and friend to many. Retired optometrist and proprietor of Rolling Meadows Eye Care. Arrangements entrusted to Chicagoland Cremation Options of Schiller Park, Illinois.


64 of Dr John's 70 years we called each other friends. It was just last Christmas we talked of shared old recipes, especially my Mom's homemade sweet pickles and hours of family card games. Dr. John you are missed!

Karen Zuehlke Nov 9 2021 12:02 PM

The world has lost a special person. May you find peace in your cherished memories.

Pete Gesell Sep 14 2021 5:47 PM

I was John's roommate in our fraternity at U of I Champaign in the 70's where he studied optometry. Only now hearing of his passing, and very sad.news.

Richard Fischer May 25 2021 12:06 AM

Lived two doors from John... knew his Mom and Dad well. They were so excited when John was born. Use to walk with Pearl when shes take him out in the baby buggy. He was so cute, had the most blonde hair youd ever want to see! So sad to hear if his passing... so young too!

Ruthann Schuessler Mar 4 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear Dr. Engstrom passed away. He was my eye doctor for over 30 years.

Nevan Thron Feb 22 2021 12:00 AM

Dr Engstrom was the optometrist for y husband and I. We loved being there with him and talked recipes and vacations all the time. He was funny and so very personable. He will be missed. Job well done Dr Engstrom

Mario &Cynthia; Snowden Feb 20 2021 12:00 AM

John, you were a good friend. Thanks for remembering my birthday every year. You didn't forget this January 2nd! Great travels together to Galena, all the Vision Source meetings, Illinois Optometric Association meetings all over Illinois. My children & grandchildren enjoyed calling you Uncle John!
Rest in Peace.

George Nista Feb 2 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of his passing; he will be missed. Will there be a memorial service? If so can you please post it here.

Connie Pfad-Kubik Jan 29 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to learn of John's death. We often enjoyed continuing education classes together as well as being part of United Eyecare Providers. He was a wonderful colleague.

Marcia Blake Jan 25 2021 12:00 AM

Dr Engstrom was a good Dr. Very kind to his patients sorry to hear that he passed.

Dianne DeWitt Jan 24 2021 12:00 AM

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