Arden (Ardie) Gaylan Jurgenson Jr. died May 8, 2016 at 9:35am at his
home with his family around him at the age of 84 years, 4 days. Ardie was
born May 4, 1932 in Clarkfield Minnesota to Arden and Gladys (Westre)
Jurgenson. He graduated from Clarkfield High School in 1950. He served
in the army from 1953-55. Ardie graduated Northwestern TV and
Electronics School in 1957. On June 15, 1958 he married Janice
Peterson of Montevideo. They moved to Plainview in 1959. Ardie was
employed at IBM and after retirement, Schad and Zabel Funeral Home.
Ardie was a member of the Community Presbyterian Church, Promise
Keepers, Gideon’s, Saturday Bible Study, American Legion, Eldernet,
Lions Club, and the GOP. He also served on the St. Isidore’s Board. As a
member of the Lions Club, he received the Melvin Jones Award for
Humanitarian Service. He worked on Habitat for Humanity, Plainview Pool,
Plainview Golf Course, and other local projects.
He is survived by his wife Janice of Plainview; son Mark (Karen )
Jurgenson of Plainview, daughter Julie Jurgenson of Plainview, daughter
Kimberly (Jurgenson) Runyan of Minneapolis, son Kent (Yvette)
Jurgenson of Mason, OH., seven grandchildren, Alex, Kody, Larissa, Kali,
Nathan, Kaitlyn, Camille, one great granddaughter, Kennedy; brothers,
Richard and Howard, sister Caron, and several nieces and nephews.
Ardie was preceded in death by his parents Arden and Gladys, brothers
Roland and Larry and sister Jeanne.
Funeral service is Saturday, May 14, 11:00 a.m. at the Community
Presbyterian Church in Plainview with Rev. John Curtiss officiating. Burial
with military grave side rites conducted by the Plainview American Legion
will be at the Greenwood Cemetery in Plainview. Visitation is Friday, 5-8 p.
m. at the Community Presbyterian Church and one hour prior to the
service at the church on Saturday.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to Community Presbyterian Church,
Gideons, or Saint Isadore Heath Center Foundation.
Schad & Zabel Funeral Home, 57 3rd St SW, Plainview, MN, 55964, 507-