John Charles “J.C.” Kurchina, age 27, of Woodstock, died Sunday, July 9, 2017, at his home. He was born December 15, 1989 in Woodstock to Roger and June (Bouland) Kurchina.
J.C. was a 2008 graduate of Woodstock District 200 High School. An avid golfer, he enjoyed being a part of his high school golf team. Following high school, J.C. joined the U. S. Army, where he was an Airborne Combat Engineer and sharpshooter.
J. C.’s special interests included football and hockey. He always enjoyed a good game of pool, as well as fishing. J.C. was the type of friend who would willingly give the shirt off his back.
Survivors include his parents, Roger and June Kurchina of Woodstock; his sister and brother-in-law, Dana (Jeremy) Tilling; his nephew, Easton and his niece, Riley; his aunts and uncles, Judith (Louis) Fabian, Wayne (Joanne) Kurchina, Charles Bouland and Ronald Elliott; and cousins, Craig (Stefanie) Kurchina, Julie (Andy Davis) Kurchina-Davis, Jill (Ken) Glaves, Jodie (Brad) Heisner, Jeanna (Michael) Pipitone, Janelle (Tyke) Nichols, Tom (Sue) Bouland, Ronnie (Murphey) Elliott, and Jeff Elliott.
He was preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; his uncle, Kevin McGrath, and aunt, Dianne Elliott.
Visitation will be from 3 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. Friday, July 14, 2017, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be at 6:30 p.m. Friday in the funeral home. The cremation rite will take place privately following services in the funeral home.
His family requests in lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family.
For information, call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050