Obituaries

Hiram Schier

September 28, 1926 - February 22, 2019

Hiram Schier Jr., born September 28, 1926 died on Friday, February 22, 2019 in Geneva, IL.  Hiram married Patricia J. Doyle on August 19, 1950.  

Hiram spent his career as a computer systems analyst for the US Navy Department.  Even in retirement Hiram found himself working as a contract employee for various government programs including the space program at Cape Canaveral.  While Hiram was passionate about his work, he also found great joy on the fields.  It didn’t matter whether he was umpiring a baseball or softball game in the summer or acting as a referee in the fall for a local football games, Hiram was simply happy doing his part to make the games run smoothly. 

Hiram will be missed by many friends including those of Legion Post 329, Libertyville, IL where is served as a past Commander and Chapel Street church in Geneva, IL where he attended church. 

Hiram is survived by his children Michael (Jan) Schier of Sleepy Hollow IL, Julie Pickhardt of Savannah, GA, and Neal Schier. Hiram also leaves behind his adored grandchildren Megan and Scott (Patricia) and great grandchildren, Claire, Vivian, and Andrew. 

Hiram was preceded in death by his wife, his father and mother, Hiram E. and Gertrude Schier, brothers Harold, Andrew, Russell, and Clarence Schier and sister Grace Canfield.

In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to Chapelstreet Church in Geneva, IL.

Memorial Service will be Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Green Fields of Geneva, 0N801 Friendship Way, Geneva IL, starting at 2:00P.M. Hiram will be laid to rest in Mechanicsburg, PA. 

Guest Book

  • Joe Muckelroy So sorry Hiram passed away
  • Cynthia Muckelroy Hiram came to the Country and Town Church in Mechanicsburg , PA before he moved to Illinois. He was a wonderful man.