Maxine Hischke Posted: 2018-03-05 13:08:02


Maxine Hischke, 88 of Sun City, Huntley, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at Centegra Hospital in Huntley.

She was born November 5, 1929 in Seymour, Indiana the daughter of Albert and Enola (Burbrink) Rebber. She was raised and educated in Seymour, graduating from Seymour High School. On September 2, 1951, she was united in marriage to Robert E. Hischke. The couple made their home Norridge and later Elk Grove where they raised their family. Maxine worked for Ampex and later Bell & Howell, retiring in the late 1980’s. In retirement she and her husband, Robert loved to tour the country in their motor home. She was an avid archer, was a member of two book clubs and active at Trinity Lutheran Church. She was a kind and selfless person who always thought of others and was well loved in return.

She is survived by her daughters, Nancy (Dave) Wojtkiewicz of Elgin, Marcia Hischke of Mundelein and Pamela (Claudio) DeGrassi of Elk Grove, her grandchildren, Carissa, Rossana and David, Jr., her great-grandchildren, Michael, Madison, Ethan, Kayla and Kellow, her brothers, Charles (Alice) Rebber, Rol (Dee) Rebber, her sisters, Marilyn Watkins and Barb (Jerry) Hetrick and her brother-in-law, Howard Luker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert and her sister, Dorothy.

A Memorial Service will be held at 1:30 p.m. and the family will greet friends after 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 17th at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11008 N. Church Street, Huntley. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information please call 847-515-8772 or online condolences can be directed to

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Dee Andren 2018-03-07 14:55:26

Your great big loving smile will be missed. I will never forget the kindness you always showed me. I have such wonderful memories and I will cherish them always. I love you. Dee Dee

Pamela DeGrassi 2018-03-09 21:46:39

I miss talking to you everyday. You were the greatest Mom ever. Give Daddy a hug and watch over us all. Your light will shine forever.