Donald Jacob Jurgens

It is with sad hearts that we announce the passing of Donald Jacob Jurgens on June 29, 2003 after a courageous battle with cancer. Don was born on July 22, 1933 in Marysburg, Sask., He came to B.C. and joined the Air Force in 1952 until 1972. Don enjoyed golf, curling and duplicate bridge where he met many of his wonderful friends. Don also enjoyed travelling, including 3 trips to the Caribbean. Predeceased by parents Carl and Ida Jurgens and son Wayne Jurgens. Survived by Eleanor, loving wife of 17 years; daughter Heather Jurgens and granddaughter Jensen; step children Ed Malm, Ken (Jody) Malm, Brian Malm, Sharon (Dan) Stewart, Ruth (Barry) Peterson and 11 grandchildren as well as great granddaughter Erica. Also survived by brother Harold (Marie) Jurgens; sisters Eileen (Emil) Courchene and Verna Dell as well as many nieces and nephews. A celebration of Don’s life was held on July 5 in Kamloops.


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