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Deb Jurgensen

December 28, 1958 — August 30, 2020

Deb Jurgensen
Sutherland, Iowa
Services for Deb Jurgensen, age 61, of Sutherland who passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at her residence. A graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, September 4, 2020 at Liberty Township Cemetery in Calumet. People who attend are asked to bring their own lawn chair. The service will also be live streamed on Facebook.
Visitation with family present will be from 6 – 8 P.M. on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Eldridge Family Funeral Home in Paullina.
Social distancing guidelines will be asked to be followed.


December 28, 1958
Paullina, Iowa
August 30, 2020
Sutherland, Iowa

11:00 A.M. Friday, September 4, 2020
Liberty Township Cemetery; Calumet, Iowa
Rev. John Erickson ~ Officiating

“One More Day”
“Sissy’s Song”
“The Lord’s Prayer” ~ Sung by Sheila Weaver

Kade Jurgensen Dane Jurgensen
Branden Johannsen Jason Carroll
Blake Jurgensen Bob Steinkamp

Liberty Township Cemetery
Calumet, Iowa

After today’s graveside service, relatives and friends
are invited to join the family at the
Sutherland City Park for a time of fellowship.

Arrangements are under the care of the
Eldridge Family Funeral Home; Paullina, Iowa.

Debbie Lyn Jurgensen, the daughter of Howard & Carol (Faust) Crouse was born on December 28, 1958. She was raised on her family dairy farm in Paullina. She attended and graduated from Paullina High School in 1977. After high school she attended Spencer School of Business studying bookkeeping. On June 23, 1979, she was united in marriage to Neil Jurgensen in Paullina. They lived for a short time in Calumet before moving to their farm east of Sutherland and recently moved into town. Deb held a few jobs before becoming employed for Cherokee County Public Health for over 25 years and most recently Halverson Law Firm. Deb passed away on Sunday, August 30, 2020 at her residence in Sutherland, reaching the age of 61 years.
Deb loved spending time with her family and was a very dedicated farm wife and mom. She was known for her caring heart. She looked forward to family suppers several times a week. Deb will forever be remembered for making her famous potato salad, roast beef a jus and strawberry cake. Her life was dedicated to her job, farm, husband, and most of all her children.
Left to cherish her memory, her husband, Neil of 41 years; children, Jill (Charlie), Austin (Hannah) all of Sutherland; mom, Carol of Sanborn; sisters, Kim (Steve) Lowe of Milford, Chris Wallin (Doug Stoermer) of Melvin; sister-in-law, Roxann (Denny) Diehm of Marshalltown; brother-in-law, Kent (Dawn) Jurgensen of Larrabee; many nieces, nephews, and a great nephew, Cooper and many friends.
Deb was preceded in death by her father, Howard, in-laws, Vernell and Shirley Jurgensen and brother-in-law, Kent Wallin.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Thursday, September 3, 2020

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Eldridge Family Funeral Home - Paullina

217 East Logan Street , Paullina, IA 51046

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Friday, September 4, 2020

11:00 - 11:30 am (Central time)

Liberty Township Cemetery - Calumet

6049 County Rd. B62, Paullina, IA 51046

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Liberty Township Cemetery - Calumet

6049 County Rd V62, Sumner, IA 50674

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