SCHAUMBURG – James ‘Eric’ Wahl, age 52, of Schaumburg. Beloved fiance of Michelle C. Sprainis of Streamwood. Loving father of Ethan James Wahl of Washington, D.C. and Alec Robert Wahl of Schaumburg. Cherished son of Bill and Dee Wahl of Peoria. Caring brother of David Wahl of Chicago and Kathren Wahl of Oak Park. Dear uncle of Niko Wahl of Chicago. Eric graduated from Southern Illinois University with a degree in mechanical engineering. He was President of Engineering Sales Associates. In his free time he loved going to concerts and festivals with family and friends and looked forward to his annual trip to a new NFL city, with the same close friends, to watch a game, but most important to him was spending as much time as possible with his two boys. Thanks to the oncology group, and especially nurse Judy at St. Alexius Medical Center, Hoffman Estates, for assisting in his valiant year-long struggle against cancer. Visitation was Tuesday from 2 p.m. until time of service at 4 p.m. at Ahlgrim & Sons Funeral and Cremation Services, 330 W. Golf Road, Schaumburg, IL. Graveside service is at 2 p.m., Wednesday, in Oaklawn Cemetery, Dwight, IL. Funeral information or online condolences: or 847-882-5580.