As a fourth-generation funeral director, it’s only natural that Doug Ahlgrim, along with his wife Sandy, would be readily open to purchasing something as otherworldly as a stately 1958 Cadillac Series 86 hearse.
“Given my family’s long-standing trade heritage, I’ve just always loved old hearses,” Doug said. To be fair, the Lake Zurich couple also has a healthy four-wheeled appetite for good old-fashioned Detroit muscle. However, something about this classic black beauty grabbed them. They found the auto in Palatine in 1989.
Check out our photo slideshow below for more images of this classic Caddy.
Historical photos courtesy of the Ahlgrim family.
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