John Bleichroth, age 61, of Elgin, passed away on September  13, 2016 at Presence St. Joseph Hospital.  John was born  December 20, 1954 to his loving parents, Fred and Jean Bleichroth.

John worked at Senior Flexonics in Barlett for 20 years. He met the love of his life, Elizabeth, in Bensenville, and they were married for 34 years.

John will be remembered for his sense of humor — he was a jokester who loved to play pranks.  In his free time, he enjoyed trips to Las Vegas and watching car races.

John was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Stregal, and his brother, Bob Bleichroth.

John is survived by his wife, Elizabeth; sister Beth-Ann Hart; brother Larry (Janet) Bleichroth; and many nieces and nephews.

Services and interment will be private.  Arrangements entrusted to Symonds-Madison Funeral Home, 305 Park St., Elgin, IL 60120. For more information call 847-741-1128 or visit

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