John E. Hurst

–  10/18/2016


John E. Hurst age 75 of Villa Park, IL. Retired Air National Guard Chief Master Sergeant. Beloved husband of Sandra nee Van Ewyk. Loving father of Steven (Wendi Houswerth) Decker and Shelley (Jeff) Kanara. Dearest grandfather of Nicole, Krysta, Jeremy, Shawn, Sonia and Lexi. Great Grandfather of Myles, Mayson and Madilyn. Cherished son of the late Edmond and Sally Hurst. Dear brother of Jerry (Sandy), Joel (Diana), the late James (Verna) Hurst. Fond uncle of many. Visitation on Sunday, October 23, 2016 from 3-8 p.m. at Steuerle Funeral Home, 350 S. Ardmore Avenue, Villa Park, IL and where funeral service will be held Monday, October 24, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Interment to follow at Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials to Illinois Veterans Home, 1 Veterans Drive, Manteno, IL 60950 appreciated. For additional information 630-832-4161.

Chief Hurst retired from the 126th air refueling wing stationed at O’Hare Field, which relocated to Scott Air Force base in 1999.  He served proudly in Dessert Storm and Dessert Shield.  He loved working on his KC-135 planes.



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