Willard A. Sellergren
Published in Chicago Tribune on October 11, 2011
"Ace" Sellergren, Born October 13, 1921, passed away October
Beloved son of the late Albert and Mable; Loving husband of the late Lorraine,
nee Olson and Annellen, nee Corrigan; Loving father of Nancy, Ellen, Charlie
and Jeanette Sellergren, Lorna (Mike) Rubino, Renee (Donnie) Holm, Marta
(Sam) Cozzo, Robbie and James (Amy) Sellergren; Cherished grandfather
of 21; Great-grandfather of 19; Dear brother of Jimmy and the late Carol,
Al Jr., Bob, Roy, Rowland, Richard and Howard; Beloved uncle to numerous
nieces and nephews.
Signed by the Chicago Cubs in 1939 at age 18 and went on to manage their
farm league team.
Decorated WWII Naval Officer, flying missions off the USS Princeton.
Memorial visitation Thursday, Oct. 13, 3 to 9 p.m., at Ryan-Parke Funeral
Home, 120 S. Northwest Hwy., Park Ridge.
Family and friends will meet Friday, Oct. 14, at Our Lady of Ransom Church,
8300 N. Greenwood Ave., Niles, for visitation from 9 to 10 a.m.
Memorial Mass will begin at 10 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Rainbow Hospice Ark, www.rainbowhospice.org.