Harry P. Horcher
- January 23, 1928 - September 18, 2011
- Northbrook, Illinois
of Harry's Passing
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“While Harry was actually the father of our good neighbor, Ken Horcher, Larry and I always felt he was a neighbor on Beechwood Court, too! When we...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Dianne & Larry Markus - Mundelein, IL
“From the St. Louis Shinstocks, our thoughts and prayers are with you; Helen, Sons. Families, and Friends. Here is a momento we share with siblings...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: John Walter Shinstock - Fairfield, CA
“Uncle Harry had a warmth that filled a room, whether I was seeing him at a family reunion, a wedding, or a wake.
My favorite memory was seeing Harry...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: Gary Horcher - Seattle, WA
“Thanks Harry, for putting up with our rock concerts in your basement and when we broke the pinball machines and the bowling game. I'm sure we kept...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Steve Hawkins - Antioch, IL
“Such a wonderful father in law Harry has been these past 32 years. He was always there with his wit and wisdom, teaching his family all the how to's...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Horcher - Mundelein, IL
“Yes, Harry and Dan Carpenter had a wonderful relationship.
Both woked at my dad's greenhouse and were the same age..
They not only worked together...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Pat Carlson - Arlington Heights, IL
“George has such Happy memories of Harry when they were growing up.
Dan Carpenter and Harry worked at the Weiland Brothers Greenhouse together during...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: George M Weiland - Gainesville, FL
“Dear Helen and Sons: I am so sorry. Harry was such a wonderful husband and father. When both of you attended my Golden Jubilee in Kansas, I...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Siister Dolores Erman - Billings, MT
“Aunt Helen, Jim and Ken -
I am so sorry to hear about Uncle Harry. I have a lot of good Horcher party memories and he was always so kind and easy...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Annette Horcher (Yuen) - CA
“Uncle Harry and Aunt Helen were like another set of grandparents to my sister and I. I have fond memories of being a kid sitting on their old...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Andrea "Rea" McLelland Dochtermann - TN
“Always made me feel like I was one of the family. He was the salt of the earth. And, now he's that new bright star in the sky!
11 of 14 | Posted by: Christine Kraft - Crystal Lake, IL
“I will think of Uncle Harry every time I see a pack of Wrigley gum, a canadian goose crossing a street, or a can of Old Milwaukee beer. I take...Read More »
12 of 14 | Posted by: Rosemarie - Chicago - niece
“I will miss his ready smile and jokes, no matter how corny. One of his best pranks was making Mom the canadian goose on a stick to help her stop...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Roberta - Waukesha , WI
“I miss him already. A wonderful man with a great attitude and a big heart.
I hope they have gum and Old Milwaukee in heaven.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Judy - Oakwood Hills, IL - Niece
Harold "Harry" P. Horcher, 83, longtime resident of Northbrook, passed away September 18, 2011. Beloved husband of Helen Horcher nee Brehm; loving father of James (Lynnette) and Kenneth (Terry) Horcher; cherished grandfather of Vicky, Colleen, Natalie Horcher, Beth (Jeff) German and Sara Horcher; dear brother of Richard (Jo), Dan (Karen), Ray(Irene) Horcher, Dolores (Bob) Zettek, the late Ed, Rudy, Syke, and Art Horcher; fond uncle of many nieces and nephews. Visitation Wednesday, September 21, 2011 from 4 to 8pm at N.H. Scott & Hanekamp Funeral Home, 1240 Waukegan Rd., Glenview (just south of Lake Ave. on west side). Funeral mass Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 10am at St. Norbert Church, 1809 Walters Ave., Northbrook. Interment Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to American Heart Association,3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674. Funeral information 847-998-1020.