A Memorial Visitation for Eric K. Nielsen, 68, of Lake Zurich, will be held Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich.

Eric was born January 29, 1950 in Elgin, and passed away December 17, 2018 in Woodstock.

He was the loving father of Beau (Colleen) Nielsen and Josh (Celestia) Nielsen; loving grandfather of Jaxon and Fiona Nielsen; dear son of the late Jack and Lorraine Nielsen; fond brother of Darlene (late Chris) Pietrancosta and the late Jack Nielsen.

In lieu of flowers, memorials would be appreciated to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950 or visit www.stjude.org/donate.

Eric was a long time member of the Operating Engineers Union Local# 150.

Most of all, he was a loyal, caring, good friend.