John W. Ostrem, age 95, of Mt. Prospect, passed away October 3, 2018, at his home surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Mary Ostrem, nee Feeley, for 62 years. Loving father of Karen (the late David) Hood, and Bill (Nikki) Ostrem. Cherished grandfather of Kristen and Megan Hood, David Connor and Samantha Connor LaFlamme. Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.

John served as a Captain in the US Army during World War II, earning several medals including a Silver Star and a Purple Heart. After the war, John went on to the University of Illinois, graduating with University Honors, the Bronze Tablet. He started his professional career with Arthur Anderson and finished his career as a Senior Vice-President of Household International.

Visitation Sunday, October 14th from 3:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M. at Friedrichs Funeral Home, 320 W. Central Rd. at Northwest Highway, Mount Prospect.

Visitation Monday, October 15th from 9:00 A.M. until time of Funeral Mass 10:00 A.M. at St. Raymond de Penafort Church, Elmhurst Rd. (Rt. 83) at Lincoln St., Mount Prospect.

Interment All Saints Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Misericordia Heart of Mercy, 6300 N. Ridge, Chicago, IL 60660-1017.