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James "Jim" Jungers

January 9, 1943 — May 26, 2023

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

James "Jim" Jungers

 

James A. “Jim” Jungers, age 80 of Sauk Centre, passed away on Friday, May 26, 2023 at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in St. Cloud, Minnesota. 

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 31 at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. Interment will be in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sauk Centre.

Visitation will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church.

James Allen Jungers was born January 9, 1943 in Hospers, Iowa to Richard and Laura (Johannes) Jungers. He spent his working career at the Sauk Centre Bakery, Grain Belt Distributing, Beuning Agriculture, and prior to his retirement at Centre Jobbing. Jim was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church where he served as an usher and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Jim earned his pilot’s license and was a member of the Sauk Centre Flying Club. He loved flying with a friend to the Minnesota Gopher football games held in other states. Jim was also known to be a Mr. Fix-it and a wonderful storyteller. He loved to ride around town on his white scooter wearing his Newsboy hat and was also an avid reader.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters, Pat (Tom) Trutna, Joyce Jungers, Connie (Ken) Blank-Meier, Mary Jungers, and Dick Jungers all of Sauk Centre, and Dave (Donna) Jungers of Sherwood, Michigan; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Rich in 1973 and Laura in 1996; brothers, Lee in 1956, Phil in 1998, and Keith in 2017; brother-in-law, Jim Blank in 1996; and nephew, Ricky Jungers in 2017.

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Visitation

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

9:30 - 11:00 am

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

207 7th St S, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church

207 7th St S, Sauk Centre, MN 56378

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