John Mobed

Jehangir “John” Mobed, 92, of Oak Park, died on Jan. 10, 2018. Born on Feb. 19, 1926, he was a volunteer at West Suburban Hospital and at the Oak Park Township where he helped seniors with their taxes. He was a member of both Toastmasters and the Belles Lettres organizations. 

John Mobed was the husband of Olive (nee Walton); the father of Parvine (Mark) MacDonald, Jim (Henrike) Mobed and Sue (Dan) Arends; the grandfather of Katelyn, Kristen and David MacDonald, Edan and Claire Mobed, and DJ, Taylor, and John Arends; the brother of Banoo (Shahbaram) Shahzadi, Kai (Parvin) Mobed and the late Bahman (Nahid) Mobed; and the uncle of many nieces and nephews. 

Visitation and remembrance were held on Jan. 14 at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, followed by private interment. 

The family appreciates donations to the American Diabetes Association.

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