John “Jack” F. Lochner, 79, of Herscher passed away January 24, 2020 in Bourbonnais. He was born July 13, 1940 in Kankakee to Lawrence and Henrietta (Niessen) Lochner. Jack married Janet Lowe July 10, 1965 and she died January 26, 2016.
He was a driver for Tobey’s Construction and retired in 1999. Jack was a lifelong resident of Herscher. He proudly served our country in the Air Force. Jack was a member of the Herscher American Legion Post 795, Trinity Lutheran Church in Herscher and loved to fish. He served on the Herscher Community Fire Department from 1964 to 1989 and was the Fire Chief from 1987 to 1989.
Jack is survived by a son and daughter-in-law; Larry (Chrissy) Lochner of Bourbonnais, a daughter and son-in-law; Kathy (Rich) Anderson of Herscher, 7 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Also surviving is a brother and sister-in-law; David (Sharon) Lochner of Kankakee and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; Janet, a granddaughter; Kimberley and sisters; Regina White and Beverly Truog.
The visitation will be 4-8 pm Thursday, January 30, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher, IL. The funeral service will be 11 am Friday, January 31, 2020 at Trinity Lutheran Church, Herscher, IL. Cremation rites will be accorded by Schreffler Funeral Home. Burial will be at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery at a later date. Memorials may be made to the Herscher Fire Department or Hospice of Kankakee Valley.
Please sign his online guestbook at www.schrefflerfuneralhomes.com