A Brother Has Passed…

I am very saddened to say that one of our members, Howard Runge, passed away on Sunday surrounded by his family.
His wake will be tomorrow at:
Strang Funeral Home
1055 Main St, Antioch, IL
4 - 8 pm.
The Funeral is Wednesday:
St. Peter Catholic Church
557 Lake St, Antioch, IL 60002
COLORS are encouraged. So if you can, wear your vests.
It's FeBINGOary… ;--)


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Celebration of Life for Phil Seils

Plans have now been finalized for Phil's celebration of life.
For anyone interested it will take place on

Saturday, October 29, 2022
Christ Church - United Church of Christ
1492 Henry Avenue, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 297-4230.

Rev. Gilbert Martinez officiating. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m., with the service at 11:30. A luncheon will follow immediately after the service in the fellowship hall.

In keeping with what we believe would have been Phil's wishes, this will be a casual service.

Please no suits or ties. Harley wear is welcome!

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Christ Church - UCC or John G. Conyers Learning Academy, 2800 W. Central Road, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008, where Jessica teaches, to be used for the student activity fund. Please note that your donation is in Phil's memory.

For those that would like to attend as a chapter, we have a ride leaving from Lake Shore parking lot at 10:00am. Info is on our calendar.

The Pastor has passes away.

The wake and funeral arrangements
for Pastor Oechler.
Rides to both are posted on the calendar.

Services for Pastor Marvin Oechler will be held at
11 a.m. Monday, August 22 at St. Paul's Lutheran.
Visitation will be on Sunday, August 21 from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. at
Piasecki Funeral Home, 3720 39th Ave, Kenosha, WI
and at 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. at St. Paul's.

For those that would like to attend either the wake or the funeral,
there is a ride each day going up to the wake on
Sunday at 5:00pm out of Lake Shore and Monday at 10:00 SHARP out of Lake Shore
taking our normal Bike Blessing route.


The Pastor has passes away.

Sorry to say that the pastor that started our Annual Bike Blessing, has passed away.
Funeral information will follow later.



It is with such deep sorrow that we announce the death of Pastor Marvin Oechler, St. Paul's Pastor Emeritus.

Funeral arrangements are still to be made but will be announced.
We give thanks for the life and service of Pastor Oechler and pray that the family may be comforted by the promise of the resurrection.


It's Our 32nd Annual Lake Shore H.O.G. Bike Blessing

The biggest Bike Blessing in Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin


 It is the mission of the Lake Shore Chapter of the Harley Owners Group to bring members together for the common interest of promoting local motorcycling activities for these members. Our chapter goal is to generate an increased level of enthusiasm for riding Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and to promote the advancement and improvement of the Harley Owners Group. The Lake Shore Chapter is chartered as a “Family Oriented Social Organization” and is dedicated to the betterment of motorcycle riding and safety.

Sponsoring Dealership: Lake Shore Harley

We are the Harley Owners Group of Lake Shore Chapter #4545 in Libertyville, IL.

14000 W Rockland Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048