Eric C Nystrom Jr passed away on the morning of Saturday, March 27, 2021 peacefully and at home surrounded by those who love him most. He was born on July 23, 1941 the son of Eric Sr and Dorothy (Jones) Nystrom. Eric was a free spirit and loved to ride motorcycles. He was a Harley Davidson man. He also owned and operated his own construction company named Nystrom Construction for years. He wasn’t only a successful entrepreneur and a rebel of the roads…he was a loving a devoted father, grandfather, and even great grandfather and he will forever be remembered and will always be missed, dearly.
He is survived by his daughter, Debra Zimmermann; his sons, Duane Nystrom and Dirk Backmann; his six grandchildren: Erica Nystrom, Alex Evitt, Donnie Zimmermann, Dakota Zimmermann, Michael Zimmerman, and Michaela Zimmerman; his two great grandchildren, Dominick and Mackenzie Paul; his three brothers: Rich, Ronnie, and Randy; and his two sisters, Pat and Janet; as well as various other friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Eric Carl Sr and Dorothy Nystrom; his brother, Bobby; and his sister, Karen.
There will be a memorial service held on Monday, April 5, 2021 from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Geils Funeral Home, 180 S York Rd, Bensenville, IL 60106. Arrangements handled by Geils Funeral Home. For information, please call: (630)766-3232.