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John H. Welbourn

November 8, 1957 — June 11, 2021

The Welbourn family would like to celebrate the life of John “Jack” H. Welbourn, 63, of Lake Zurich, with a Visitation from 3:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 18, 2021 at the Ahlgrim Family Funeral Home, 415 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich. Prayers will be held at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 19, 2021, also at the funeral home, and proceed to St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, 33 S. Buesching Road, Lake Zurich for a Funeral Mass at 1:00 p.m. The Interment will be private at Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery, Palos Hills.

Beloved Father, and Husband, John passed away on Friday, June 11, 2021. He was born to the late Thomas and Susanne Welbourn.

John attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where he became a proud member of Tau Kappa Epsilon (TKE) Fraternity. He loved to tell endless stories about his college days and the life long friendships he made. After college, he became a successful Sales Executive and later Entrepreneur. He is known to all that meet him, the guy with a big heart, who lights up the room with his jokes and smile. He enjoyed spending his days out on his boat in Lake Zurich (Captain of his own ship), listening to Jimmy Buffet music, and cheering on his two favorite sports teams: the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bears.

John is deeply missed by his beloved wife of 39 years, Tammy Welbourn; and loving daughter, Brianna Welbourn (Nicholas Finder); his fur babies, Ollie (Bear), Luckie, Jax, J.R., the late Sandy; his dear siblings, Kenneth (the late Janet) Welbourn, the late Donald (Vivian) Welbourn, Gerald (Kyoko) Welbourn, Diane Boerst; his brother-in-law, Gerald (Marion) Scully; his beloved godchildren, Donnie, Tom, Michael, Natalie H, the late Parker Scully; his nieces and nephews, Colleen (John), Bridget (Mark), Natalie (Joe), Donnie (Sue), Judy, Tom (Amy), Carlene (Dan), Shauna, Lynnett (Brian), Daniel,
(Veronica), Jennifer (Bill), Michael (Bethany), Conrad (Emma), and Chad; and his
grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Susanne Welbourn; his brother Donald Welbourn; his godson, Parker Scully; and parents-in-law, Gerald and Nalita Scully.

A special thank you to the Lake Zurich First Responders, Advocate Condell Medical Center, and Gift of Hope- Organ & Tissue Donor Network.  In lieu of flowers, donations could be made to PAWS- Chicago, or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital,

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