Edward Otto Gabrenya, 79, of Bartlett and formerly of Glenview and Streamwood; dearest husband, for 54 years, of Janice, nee Boelke; devoted father of Christine Jacobs, William (Kristina) and Scott (Rebecca); cherished grandfather of 11 and great-grandpa of 1; beloved brother of Karen (Robert) Justice and Elaine (Art) Sedlack; proud owner of his Weimaraner- Gunner. Ed retired from the Marine Corps as a Master Sergeant in October of 1990. He entered the Marine Corps on February 4th, 1963. For meritorious service and exceptional achievements, he received the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal. He will always be remembered for taking care of his fellow Marines. He loved to spend time with his family. He enjoyed many fishing trips to Wisconsin and Canada with friends and family.
Visitation Tuesday, September 24th, 3:00 pm until the time of service 8:00 pm at the Countryside Funeral Home and Crematory 950 South Bartlett Rd. (at Stearns Rd.) Bartlett. Cremation will be private following the services. (630)289-7575.