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Eugene "Gene" Bohne
(04-19-1923 - 02-23-2017)

 Eugene “Gene” J. Bohne, 93, of South Elgin passed away on Thursday February 23, 2017 in his home. He was born on April 19, 1923 the son of William and Helen Bohne. Gene was a Veteran, and served in the US Amy Air corps during WWII. Gene and his wife Wanda, started, and owned and operated the South Elgin Kiddie Park from 1948-1968., and was co-owner of the South Elgin Super Wash from 1988 -2017. He was active in the Local Model “T” Clubs and a member of the Horseless Carriage Club. Gene was an avid bowler and enjoyed playing the organ. He will be deeply missed.

Survivors include his son: Mark (Sue) Bohne; two grandchildren: Wyatt and Ellen; along with many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Wanda, in 2003; and two brothers: Bill and Ralph Bohne.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Laird Funeral Home, Elgin, with Rev. Joseph F. Kulak officiating. Entombment will be at Mount Hope Cemetery. Visitation will be on Tuesday from 4-7:00 PM at the funeral home. For information, 847-741-8800 or www.lairdfamilyfuneralservices.com

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