John A. Jungbluth

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John A. Jungbluth, 92, avid Green Bay Packer fan, of Peoria, AZ, passed peacefully from this life on April 7, 2013, at Freedom Plaza Hospice of Arizona, surrounded by his loving family.
John was a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He was born on November 11, 1920, raised in La Crosse, WI, and graduated from Central High School in 1938. He served 3 ½ years in the US Army Air Corp during World War II. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa in 1948.
John married Alice Mae Collins, in La Crosse, WI, on August 21, 1948. He taught school and coached prior to joining Federated Mutual Insurance Companies in 1952. His career at Federated led him to Dubuque, IA, South Bend, IN, Indianapolis, IN and finally to the home office in Owatonna, MN where he retired as Executive Vice President of the companies in April of 1986. He served on the Board of Directors of the Federated Companies, the First Bank Corporation, and the Minnesota Workers Compensation Reinsurance Association.
John and Alice moved to Green Valley, AZ in 1986 and relocated to Peoria, AZ in 1997. They moved to Freedom Plaza Retirement Community in 2004 where John enjoyed his 2 years of service on the Freedom Plaza Council.
He is preceded in death by his parents and sister. John is survived by Alice, the love of his life, and his wife and partner of 64 years; his daughters: Christine (Fred) of Prairie Village, KS, Nancy (Brian) of Glendale, AZ, Susan (Jeff) of Peoria, AZ; his son, David (Lisa) of Tucson, AZ; one granddaughter, Lisa (Matt); nine grandsons: Kevin, Joe (Jill), John, Nick, Ryan (Caitlin), Michael, Eric (Kara), Mark, Adam; four great-grandchildren: Andrew, Grace, Tyler, Luke; his brother, Bill (Mary) of Birchwood, WI; brother-in-law, Jim Collins of Las Vegas, NV; and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Clement of Rome Catholic Church, 15800 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ, on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 10:00 A.M., with burial and reception to follow at Sunland Memorial Park and Mortuary, 15826 Del Webb Blvd., Sun City, AZ. The family would appreciate donations to Society of St. Vincent de Paul, P.O. Box 13600, Phoenix, AZ 85002-3600 or the Plaza Del Rio Foundation, 13373 Plaza Del Rio Blvd., Peoria, AZ 85381. The family would also like to express their sincere thanks to the staff at the Freedom Plaza Care Center, The Inn at Freedom Plaza, and especially to Toni and Kevin at Hospice of Arizona.
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Published in Daily News-Sun on Apr. 20, 2013
John A Jungbluth
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