Ivy Junck

Ivy Junck, 97, of Wayne, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019 at Providence Medical Center in Wayne.

Services will be held Friday, Aug. 30 at 10:30 a.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne. Visitation will be Thursday, Aug. 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne with family present. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Carroll.

Memorials may be directed to Wayne County Museum in Winside or to the Junck family for later designation.

Arrangements are with Hasemann Funeral Home of Wayne.

Ivy Minnie Junck was born July 7, 1922 in the family farm home southwest of Wayne to Adolph and Anna (Wittler) Hesemann. Ivy was baptized Aug. 20, 1922 at Evangelical Theophilus Church and confirmed June 16, 1935. She received her teaching certificate from Wayne State College then taught country school at District #51. Ivy married Arnold Junck following World War II on Feb. 1, 1946 at Redeemer Lutheran Church Parsonage in Wayne. In 1954 they transferred to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Missouri Synod, in Carroll and to Our Savior Lutheran Church in Wayne in 2009. They farmed in the Carroll community until 1977, semi- retired, moved to the village of Carroll, and to Wayne in 2009.  Ivy belonged to the Ladies Aid, LWML, Carroll Women’s Club and Happy Workers Birthday Club. She taught Sunday School and Vacation Bible School. She loved traveling, especially bus tours, square dancing, saddle club,  picnics, sight-seeing, gardening, flowers and games, especially Canasta.

Survivors include her children, Kathy (Chuck) Rutenbeck of Wayne, Dennis (Nancy) Junck of Carroll, and Jerry (Sharon) Junck of Wayne; 16 grandchildren, including spouses; 31 great-grandchildren, including spouses; five great-great-grandchildren; sisters, Eveline Thompson of Wayne and Fern Jones-Jennings of Cape Coral Fla.; in-laws, Doris Claussen of Carroll, Janice (Paul) Brader of Norfolk and Charlie (Lila) Junck of Randolph, nieces and nephews.                                                                     

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Arnold, on Aug. 18, 2013; brother, Howard (Janice) Hesemann;  sisters-in-law, Mildred Sundahl and Viola Junck; brothers-in-law, Gilbert Sundahl, Harold Thompson Sr., Earl Jones, Elmer Jennings, Ernest Junck, and Dale Claussen.

The Wayne Herald

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