RACINE - John K. Furrenes, age 65, died Sunday June 29th 2014 at Aurora Medical Center. Born on September 20, 1948 to John and Marion (DeRosier) Furrenes in Viroqua WI, John moved to Racine as a young boy. He graduated from Horlick High School and then from Spring Arbor College in Michigan with a degree in human resource management. On November 6, 1971, he was united in marriage in Racine with Ellen Osinga. John made his living as a Quality Control Engineer in the manufacturing business. John is survived by his wife Ellen Furrenes of Racine; by his sons Anthony (Nicole) Furrenes of Trevor and Timothy (Crystal) Furrenes of Fond Du Lac and by his daughters Breanne Furrenes and Katelyn Furrenes, both of Racine as well as by his five grandchildren; Anthony, Carter, Allyson, Mason and Amelia. John is further survived by his four brothers; Dennis (Lisa) of Michigan, Greg of Racine, Barry of LaCrosse and Charles of Waupun. John was preceded in death by his parents, by his brother Tom and by a grand daughter Lilly. A memorial service celebrating Johns life will take place on Thursday July 3, 2014 at 3:00PM at Evangelical United Methodist Church (212-11th Street Racine). Visitation with the family will take place Thursday at the church from 2:00PM until the time of the service. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family would be appreciated. Casey Family Options Funerals and Cremations Stephen P. Casey, Owner/Funeral Director (262) 554-6533 www.CaseyFamilyOptions.com
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Published in Racine Journal Times from July 1 to July 2, 2014