May 05, 2017
Rev. Kurt A. Spengler, born May 16, 1941, ordained June 19, 1989, fell asleep in the Lord May 5, 2017. Beloved husband of Matushka Roberta M. Spengler (nee Struckman); loving father of Mark (Eve), Heidi (Luis) Posada, Emilian (Julie Castro), and the late Erich (Kristi); beloved grandfather of Emily, Brianna, Lauren, Jasmine, Alexander, Karina, and Rhett; beloved son of the late Julius and Josephine Spengler, and son-in-law of the late Richard and Glenna Struckman; dear brother of Bruce Spengler, and Dana (William) Nosek; brother-in-law of Robert (Patricia) Struckman, and the late Richard Struckman; fond uncle of many. Father Kurt will also be missed by many dear friends in the magic community.
Retired Teacher with the Chicago Public Schools for 35 years; Attended Quigley Preparatory Seminary; Bachelor of Arts from DePaul University; Received a Bachelor of Laws from LaSalle Extensions University; Master of Arts in Library Science from Rosary College.
Member of the Basilian Fathers of the Eastern Orthodox Catholic Church, Received an Honorary Degree of Licenciate in Sacred Theology from the Orthodox Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia; Ordained by Bishop Vsevolod of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church; A Chaplain and Captain in the Civil Air Patrol.
Proud member of Knights of Slight; Magic Mystic Ring; and a lifetime member of The American Society of American Magicians.
Church Visitation Monday, May 8th from 4:00 - 9:00 pm, Funeral Service for Priest at 7:00 pm at Sts. Peter & Paul Orthodox Church, 6908 S. County Line Rd., Burr Ridge, IL 60527. Divine Liturgy Tuesday at 9:30 am. Interment is scheduled for 12 noon at Pleasant Hill Cemetery (no procession) in Frankfort (approximately 6 blocks south of Lincoln Hwy on Elsner Rd. in Frankfort, IL, 60423) Info 708 598 5880 or hillsfh.com “May His Memory Be Eternal”