KURT “PAPPA SMURF” W. EICHHORN
Born: December 16, 1953
Died: January 30, 2014
Wednesday, February 5, 2014 from 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Michaels Funeral Home, 800 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg
Celebration of Life Service:
Begins at 7:00 pm
To be held at a later date at
Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery, Elmwood, IL
Kurt Eichhorn, 60, a resident of Schaumburg/Hoffman Estates since 2002 and formerly of Harwood Heights was born on December 16, 1953 in Chicago to Matthias and Frances (nee Whitman), and passed away suddenly January 30, 2014 at his home with his loving wife by his side.
Kurt was proud to have served in the US Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate 3rd Class during the Vietnam War. He loved to “Live Free”, regularly hiking the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and riding his motorcycle, especially fundraising for the Toys for Tots Foundation.
Kurt was the adoring husband of 10 years to Deborah (nee Botts); loving father of Robert (Lakisha) Partridge, Samantha (Eric, Sr.) Green, Stephanie (Litshaun) Degraffenreid; dear grandfather of 11, fond brother of 6, beloved uncle to many nieces and nephews; friend to many, he will be missed by his 3 dogs and 2 cats and all those whose lives he touched.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in Kurt’s name to the Toys for Tots Foundation, www.toysfortots.org.