Visitation for Richard H. Ehlers, 74, of Palatine, will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 24500 N. Old McHenry Road, Hawthorn Woods, from 9:00 am until the time of the Funeral Service at 11:00 am. The Interment will take place at St. Matthew Lutheran Cemetery.

He passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 in Arlington Heights.

Richard was an Usher at St. Theresa Church in Palatine and a member of the Knights of Columbus.

Richard is the beloved husband of Shirley Bowman Ehlers; loving father of Kimberly (John Kirchman) Ferguson and Scott Bowman; grandfather of Athena, Taylor, Scott Jr. and Steven; brother of Gary (Cindy); uncle of Debbie (J.P.) and Lori; brother-in-law of Ron and Ron’s daughter Belinda (Alvin).
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.