Terrence "Terry" J. Uecker, 53, of Churubusco, passed away on Sunday, September 26, 2021, at Lutheran Hospital. \nHe was born in Fort Wayne, on May 26, 1968, to Bernard and Marlene (Lawyer) Uecker. He spent his formative years in Churubusco, graduating from Churubusco High School in 1986.\nTerry was married to Kristi Wells in Albion, on June 12, 1998. \nHe was the owner and operator of Eek's Refrigeration & HVAC since November 2007. Before that he worked for Sattison's Refrigeration & HVAC. He was also co-owner of Sud's Laundry Mat in Churubusco, with his good friend Jeremy Hill.\nTerry was an avid hunter and especially loved turkey hunting. He was a lifelong Chicago Bears fan. His love for football carried over to Churubusco High School Football, where he served on the chain gang for the last 10 years. He loved his kids and was a very involved parent. His greatest joy was his grandchildren.\nTerry is survived by his wife of 23 years, Kristi Uecker; his mother, Marlene Uecker; his three kids, Britany (Michael Burdette) Uecker, Alisha (Joseph) Reef, and Brian (Jennifer) Richardson; his two brothers, Nick (Debra) Uecker, and Jerry (Connie) Uecker; his five grandchildren, Kane, Colton, Michael, Temperance, and Layla.\nHe was preceded in death by his father, Bernard Uecker, and an infant sister, Mary Uecker.\nServices will take place at Sheets & Childs Funeral Home, Churubusco Chapel on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. with calling one hour prior to the service.\n \nThe family will also receive friends on Thursday, September 30, 2021, from 2:00 to 7:00 p.m.\nBurial taking place at Ege Catholic Cemetery, Ege.\nMemorials to the Churubusco Football team or Churubusco Wrestling Team.\nOnline Guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.sheetsandchilds.com.