John F. Juergensen, 56, of Marseilles, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, at his home.
He was born July 3, 1952, in Marseilles, to Fred and Blanche (Herman) Juergensen. In 1996, he married Kornelia Grosskurth of Munich, Germany.
He served in the Air Force. He then was employed by Lufthansa. He was currently serving in the Air National Guard in Peoria and had been deployed twice to Iraq and Afghanistan. He was employed by Illinois Department of Transportation.
Survivors include his wife, Kornelia Grosskurth-Juergensen, M.D., Ph.D.; one stepdaughter, Stephanie Schoepfer-Grosskurth, D.V.M., of Ottawa; one stepson, Christoph Schoepfer-Grosskurth of Normal; and many cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents