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New Lenox, IL 60451
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“RIP Curt ! He was my mailman for many years ! ”
1 of 36 | Posted by: Laurie Shields - New lenox, IL

“Always a nice guy to know at Joliet East High School! It is with regret that I hear of Kurt's passing. My deepest condolences to Kurt's Family and...Read More »
2 of 36 | Posted by: Carol Carnes - Friend

“Jim, Dar, Jeff, Susan and Hischier family...Our condolences to your family. May God's grace shine upon Kurt. ”
3 of 36 | Posted by: Patrick / Bethann Clinton - FL

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. Love Linda Legerski and Dannny Doll ”
4 of 36 | Posted by: Linda/Dannny Legerski/Doll - IL

“Praying for the entire Hischier family on this difficult day. I hope the outpouring of love and support at Kurt's wake brought you all some comfort....Read More »
5 of 36 | Posted by: Judy Stanley - Elwood, IL

“Jen, Michael, Christian and family,Sending our condolences for your loss. We are here is you need anything. We are all so sorry to hear about Kurt...Read More »
6 of 36 | Posted by: Jackie, Keith, Myles and Keira McClelland - IL

“Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in these upcoming days of sorrow. Time helps, remember the good times. Best Wishes ”
7 of 36 | Posted by: Sam & Kelly Studer - Channahon, IL

“Miss you buddy . ”
8 of 36 | Posted by: Nicholas Christos - Farmington, MN

“We are so sorry for you and your family's loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family. ”
9 of 36 | Posted by: Joseph and Laura St.George - IL

“I am so sorry to hear about Kurt, he was such a good friend an I feel so bad we lost touch after I left the Post Office because Kurt was always there...Read More »
10 of 36 | Posted by: NICHOLAS CHRISTOS - Farmington, MN

“To the Hischier family,sorry for the lost of Kurt.It's been a number of years since I seen him when we lived on Circle Drive.We will all miss him.God...Read More »
11 of 36 | Posted by: Tim Moody

“So sorry for your loss. Sharon and Mike Barnard. ”
12 of 36 | Posted by: Sharon Barnard - Braidwood, IL


13 of 36 | Posted by: Kevin White - Plainfield, IL

“So sorry to hear about Kurt, I always remember him being a happy and nice person, from a fellow ingalls park guy.Kevin (Dude) White ”
14 of 36 | Posted by: A friend

“To the entire Hischier we are so very sorry for your loss, We haven't seen Kurt for a number of years but he was a great friend to all. Mark Castelli...Read More »
15 of 36 | Posted by: Jeff Castelli - Channahon, IL

“So sorry for your loss prayers to Kurt's Family and Friends during this trying time ”
16 of 36 | Posted by: Patrick Martin - Mesa, AZ

“To the Hischier Family sending our condolences and so sorry for you loss.David and Cathy Brown Sandwich Il. ”
17 of 36 | Posted by: A friend


18 of 36 | Posted by: carol musich - ft myers, FL

“Missing a good friend. Cindi and Rick are hoping the best for the entire Hischier family. Love the entire Gerencher family. ”
19 of 36 | Posted by: Richard GERENCHER - New Lnox, IL

“So very sorry for your loss,God bless you all ”
20 of 36 | Posted by: Jeff and Annette Brandt - IL

“Sorry for your loss old friend from Ingalls Park ”
21 of 36 | Posted by: David Rowland - Elburn, IL

“DEAR JIM AND DARLYNE,WE ARE SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS.OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES ARE WITH BOTH OF YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AT THIS TIME.MAY THE LOVING...Read More »
22 of 36 | Posted by: KEN AND ANNETTE KENNEDY - AL

“My heart goes out to Kurt's family is this time of sorrow. May your hearts and souls find peace and comfort. ”
23 of 36 | Posted by: Cathy Becker, - Punta Gorda, FL

“Dear Darlyne, Jim and your family -Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your son.Wendy (Elliott) ReardonShorewood, IL ”
24 of 36 | Posted by: Wendy Reardon - Shorewood, IL

“ Dear Hischier Family, Kirk and I want to tell you we are so sorry you all have to endure this huge loss. Prayers to you all and love you all. God...Read More »
25 of 36 | Posted by: Kim & Kirk Lindquist - Joliet, IL

“THE HISCHIER FAMILY, JEFF,PAM,SUE,JIM, MR & MRS HISCHIER, OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU ALL, LOVE YOU ALL AND GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU....Read More »
26 of 36 | Posted by: Kim & Kirk Lindquist - Joliet, IL

“Jeff and family, our hearts are heavy with emotion as you struggle through this difficult time. We love all of you and our thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
27 of 36 | Posted by: Randy & Mary Lynn Gerencher - IL

“Kim and Kirk Lindquist ”
28 of 36 | Posted by: A friend


29 of 36 | Posted by: Kimberly Lindquist - Joliet, IL

“I am thinking of you...there are no words. ”
30 of 36 | Posted by: Sherri Kavanagh - Joliet, IL

“Rest In Peace,Kurt. ”
31 of 36 | Posted by: Alba Bronuskas - New lenox, IL


32 of 36 | Posted by: Randy & Mary Lynn Gerencher - IL

“Jeff and family, our hearts are heavy with emotion as you suffer this terrible loss. We love you all as our thoughts and prayer's are with you. ”
33 of 36 | Posted by: Randy & Mary Lynn Gerencher - IL

“Hello to the Hischier family! I am truly sorry to hear about Kurt. I can't imagine what your family is going through. I want you to know...Read More »
34 of 36 | Posted by: Pam Gebhardt - Queen Creek, AZ

“Kurt, I will always remember your drive and positive attitude out on the softball diamond. I enjoyed hearing you yell from Left Centerfield, "Hoss...Read More »
35 of 36 | Posted by: James Gottemoller - WI

“Goodbye friend until we meet again! In the meantime we will watch over them here. You are all always in my prayers! ”
36 of 36 | Posted by: Denise Higgins - Coal City, IL


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Kurt B. Hischier
56, of New Lenox, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2017. Kurt was born in Joliet, to James F. and Darlyne P. (nee Cleveland) Hischier. Husband of Jennifer (nee Knechtsberger); loving father of Michael and Christian; dear brother of Jeff (Pam) Hischier and Susan (James) Hornichak; numerous nieces, nephews and many friends also survive. Kurt was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was employed as a Letter Carrier by the U.S Postal Service for 30 years, the past 15 years serving the people of New Lenox. Family will receive friends at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 102 E. Francis Rd, New Lenox on Sunday, January 22, 2016 from 2pm – 7pm. Funeral Service on Monday, January 23, 2017 with prayers at the funeral home at 9:15am to St Mary Magdalene Catholic Church 127 S. Briggs St. Joliet for Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am. Interment with Honors at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elwood, IL.