Jerry Dee Schurz, 81, Huntingburg

Jerry Dee Schurz, 81, of Huntingburg, died Wednesday, September 16, at his home. He was born in Huntingburg August 17, 1939, to Karl and Mary (Robling) Schurz. He married Patty L. Whitsitt June 9, 1956, at the Church of Christ in Duff.

Jerry worked in management at the MetLife Insurance Company for 30 years and owned Hunter Paving and Construction Company. He was a founding member of the Northside Christian Church in Huntingburg where he served as an elder, song leader, and adult bible study leader and was a member of the Dubois County Masonic Lodge 520 F&AM.

He is survived by his wife, Patty L. Schurz; two sons, Kurt Schurz, Huntingburg, and Jay Schurz and wife Leila, Linton; one daughter, Kim Chambers and husband Ed, Paragon; one sister, Linda Mundy and husband “Hub,” Huntingburg; 13 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, John Schurz.

Friends are invited to attend public visitation 3-8 p.m. Saturday at Nass and Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg. Online condolences can be shared at Private funeral services Sunday followed by burial in Mayo Cemetery near Duff. Ministers Jason Rae and Ron Frazier will officiate at the services.

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