Erik Skoglund, 53, a resident of Gages Lake, IL, passed away September 14, 2015, at his home. He was born June 6, 1962 in Waukegan, IL. Erik had worked as a handyman. Erik is survived by his father Roger Skoglund, his brother Marty (Tammy) Skoglund, his sisters Pam (Gene) Kalvaitis, Marlene (Chuck) Zeiler, and Claudette (Tim) Dirsmith, his niece Lindsay (Ava) Zeiler, his nephews Dane Zeiler, Graham Dirsmith, Garret Dirsmith, Jeremy Skoglund, Justin (Andrea) Skoglund, and Zachary Skoglund, and his great-nephews Tucker Skoglund and Finley Skoglund. He was preceded in death by his mother Mary Jane Skoglund in 2009. A private ceremony will be held on Friday, September 18, 2015. All funeral arrangements were entrusted to Strang Funeral Chapel & Crematorium, 410 East Belvidere Road, Grayslake, IL 60030. For information, please call 847-223-8122 or visit www.strangfuneral.org.