Age 80, late of Hegewisch, passed away Tuesday, September, 29, 2015. Beloved husband of Marlene Schichner. Loving father of Paul, Dale (Jill) and Todd (Jennifer) Schichner. Proud grandfather of Dennis, Stephanie and Arik Schichner. Caring brother of David (Peggy) and late Edward (Jeanne) Schichner. Kind uncle of many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents: Carl and Ruby Schichner. Alvin proudly and honorably served his country in the U.S. Army. He was also a longtime member and elder of Trinity Lutheran Church. Alvin was commonly known as “Santa Claus” and “Harmonica Man”.