Thomas "Tom" Hurckes
May 28, 1952 - December 21, 2021
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Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J. Miller Road
McHenry, IL 60050
815-385-2400 | Map
Monday 12/27, 5:00 pm

Thomas “Tom” Hurckes, age 69, passed away on Tuesday December 21, 2021, surrounded by his family. He was born in Evanston, IL to Robert and Lorriane (Rix) Hurckes on May 28, 1952.   Tom married the love of his life Robbi, and they shared a wonderful life together for 48 years. He loved telling a…

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Candy and Tom Spasojevich left a message on December 25, 2021:
A very kind man. The world will be a little less without him. Special thoughts for the whole family.
Hank Belusa left a message on December 24, 2021:
One of the great memories of Tom was in the Fraternity Lounge when we had to go to Economics Class at Carthage College but not before we watched the GPG or Grand Prize Game near the end of the show on WGS's Bozo's Circus just before our 1:00 pm class. The child selected that day had the opportunity to drop a ball in a line of five buckets going from easiest to hardest. Every child made at least one bucket, so no one was left out winning a prize. That speaks of Tom's legacy, no one was ever left out of his love and affection. He will be truly missed.
Ray and Diane Weber left a message on December 24, 2021:
We met Tom and Robbie in September of 1997 and it was an instant friendship. Tom had a profound impact on my life in a very personal way (Ray). His positive attitude to his adversity was truly an inspiration. Many times, I would call him and ask "how are you today Tom?". He always said "Ray, I am great!" He loved looking out at Big St. Germain Lake and Lake Content. We loved our visits, playing cards or sharing a meal together with both Tom and Robbie. He will be dearly missed.....
Joanne McInerney Backhaus left a message on December 23, 2021:
Dear Hurckes Family I’m so sad to hear about Tommy’s passing! Having grown up together the memories are everywhere in my mind right now! God bless all of you! Tom will be missed by so many but his positive spirit alone teaches us all a lesson about life! I love all of you and pray for peace for each of you because I know that’s what Tom would want for each and everyone of you! Love Joannie Mac (Wonis)
Tim Glynn left a message on December 22, 2021:
You have my Deepest Sympathies. I am sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was one of the nicest Man i have ever meet and had the privilege to call my Friend. I truly learned a lot from Tom. The biggest thing ie when you think you have it bad there is someone that has it harder than you. I never never heard Tom complain even when he was having a rough time of it . He would smile as if nothing was wrong and than tell a joke. Tom was the BEST of the BEST and the world was a better place because he was here. Again Prayers for you ALL.
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Ed and barb vejvoda left a message on December 22, 2021:
Tom was like a son to me. Robbi even dressed us alike for golf events. We will miss him so much. Love to you all
Stephanie Money left a message on December 22, 2021:
I remember your dad fondly. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. I am very sorry for your loss.
Justen Funeral Homes left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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