Ernest H. Widstrom Sr., a 51 year resident of Posen, passed from this life Saturday, January 26, 2019 at Metro South Hospital in Blue Island. He was 81 years old. Ernest is the beloved husband of Mary nee McDowell and the loving father of Maureen (Art) Kohnhorst, Ernie (Denise) Widstrom Jr., Eric (Maria) Widstrom and Brian Widstrom. He is the cherished grandfather of Colleen, David, Scott, Jason and Jacob, the proud great grandfather of 11 and the dear brother of Ilene (Tom) Zmucki.
Ernest retired from the Rock Island Railroad and was formerly active in the Boyscouts and the PTA. He loved Nascar, bowling and horseshoes.
Visitation Tuesday 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Funeral services Wednesday 11:00 am at Krueger Funeral Home, 13050 S. Greenwood Ave., Blue Island. Interment private at Oak Hill Cemetery. Please omit flowers.