Eileen C. Hurckman

  • Born: September 23, 1927
  • Died: January 10, 2016
  • Location: Columbus, Wisconsin

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Eileen C. Hurckman, age 88, of Columbus passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2016 at the Larson House in Columbus.

Visitation for Eileen will be held on Wednesday, January 13 from 4:00 p.m. till 7:00 p.m. at the Koepsell Zeidler Funeral Home in Columbus, WI., and again on Thursday, January 14 from 10 a.m. until the time of the service at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus, WI. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 14 at 11:00 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, Columbus, WI with Rev. Robert Wilke officiating, with burial to follow at Hillside Cemetery, Columbus, WI.

Eileen was born on September 23, 1927 the daughter of George and Savilla (Singer) Peters in Calamus. She was a 1945 graduate of Fall River High School. Eileen was united in marriage to Robert H. Hurckman on July 19, 1946 at Zion Lutheran in Columbus. She farmed in the Waterloo and Reeseville area with her husband and also was employed at the Vanholten Pickle Factory. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church in Columbus. In her spare time, Eileen enjoyed puzzle books, jigsaw puzzles, and a good game of euchre. Most important to Eileen was her family and cherished time spent with them.

Eileen is survived by her husband of 69 years-Robert of Columbus. Her children- Fredrick (Patricia) Hurckman of Randolph, Susan (David) Etter of Arkdale, and Ronald (Cheryl) Hurckman of Columbus. Her 7 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Her sister Jean Kraft. She is further survived by other relatives & friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her grandsons- Michael Hurckman and Gregory Etter, siblings- Arnold Peters, Inez Howe, Verna Geiger, Myrtle Waterworth, Melba Lange, Lucille Berg, Viola Krause, and 2 others in infancy.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the family.


Condolence & Memory Journal

I want to send our most heartfelt sympathy to Bob and the family. I will always remember Pete for being sweet, gentle, and kind. She was always so thoughtful of others. Rest in Peace Pete, we'll miss you.

Posted by Cheryl/Larry Heiman - Windsor, WI - friend   January 14, 2016

Sending our deepest sympathy! Aunt Pete was a very sweet person and I will always remember her kindness.She is with our Lord now and in time we will all be together again. May God be with you now and always!

Posted by Cheryl Bilke - Carmel, IN - Niece   January 13, 2016

A pioneer woman in the truest sense of the word. If there were chores to do , you would find her in the barn. She loved life and family and will be missed by all that knew and loved her. Rest in Peace my dear Aunt Pete.

Posted by Bill Pritchard - Portage, IN - nephew   January 12, 2016

So sorry to hear about her passing.

Posted by Rosr Tiedt - Columbus, WI   January 11, 2016

Ron and family, like to express our condolences on the loss of your mother. Our prayers are with you all.

Posted by Bob and Diane Denikas - Columbus, WI - Friend   January 11, 2016

We never got a chance to meet Eileen, but I have to believe she was a wonderfully beautiful soul with how kind hearted and wonderful her son our friend Ron is. May she rest in peace, thoughts and prayers to entire family.

Posted by Debbie Fleming - Rio, WI - Friend of the family   January 10, 2016

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Posted by Debbie Fleming - Rio, WI - Friend of the family   January 10, 2016

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