Rev. Chris D. Ongstad age 64; beloved husband of Joyce K. nee Erickson; loving father of Sarah (William) Byrnes, Chad (Tracie) and Jonathan (Stacie) Ongstad; cherished grandfather of Alex, Andrew, Sam, Jack, Ella and Luke; devoted son of Duane and the late Mary Ongstad; fond brother of Lynne and Thomas (Barbara) Ongstad; also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Alsip, IL since 1989. Aside from spending time with family and friends, Chris also enjoyed bicycling and the great outdoors while traveling with his adoring wife, Joyce. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Chris’s name to Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Lutheran World Relief or Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, MO. Visitation Monday April 2, 2018, 3 pm to 8 pm at Holy Cross Lutheran Church 4041 W. 120th St., Alsip, IL. Lying in State April 3rd at 9 am followed by Funeral Service at 10 am, Holy Cross Lutheran Church. Interment at Mt. Vernon Estates, Lemont, IL (708) 499-3223 or www.kosaryfuneralhome.com.