Kenneth Joseph Jurewicz, 73, of Indian River, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, September 24, 2018.
Ken was born on July 20, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Chester and Gertrude Jurewicz. He grew up in Hamtramck, MI and graduated from St. Lads High School. On May 29, 1976, he married Cynthia “Cindy” Smith, and they set up their home in Northern Michigan where he worked as a carpenter and a painter. Ken enjoyed many activities, such as camping, golfing, fishing, dirt bike riding, gardening, and metal detecting.
Ken is survived by his wife, Cindy (Smith) Jurewicz. Also surviving are his son, Thomas “TJ” Jurewicz of Sterling Heights, MI; a brother, Richard (Melanie) Jurewicz of Indian River, MI; and a sister, Patricia (Gary) Sutkiewicz of Rochester Hills, MI.
A Memorial Service is scheduled for Monday, October 1, 2018 at the
Cross in the Woods National Shrine. Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM with a Mass at 11:00 AM, followed by a luncheon at the Shrine Family Center.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to McLaren Hospice, Cheboygan, MI.
Arrangements were entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, P.O. Box 1548, Gaylord, MI 49734.