JOHN F. JURASEVICH August 29, 1936 - May 2, 2013 John F. Jurasevich age 76, passed away on Thursday May 2, 2013 at Holton Manor Nursing Home in Elkhorn, WI. He was born on August 29, 1936 in East Chicago, IN, the son of the late John P. and Helen (Zubrenic) Jurasevich. He graduated from Tolleston High School in Gary, Indiana in 1956. He then went on to attend the University of Illinois - Champaign graduating in !960. While at the University of Illinois, John was Captain of the baseball team and voted MVP in 1960. He was also part of the All Big 10 Team in 1960. In addition to baseball, John also enjoyed golfing and fishing during his life. Some of his most memorable fishing trips were with his friends from Hostess Baking Company of which he worked as a supervisor before retiring. On June 28, 1958 he was united in marriage to Cinda L. Atchison. John is survived by his wife Cinda, four sons: John Jeffery, John Gregory, John Douglas and John Bradley Jurasevich and two daughters: April Jurasevich and Jill (Mark) Ambelang; nine grandchildren: Jordan, Bailey, Autumn, Meaghan, Matthew, Mark, Jeremy, Scott and Jacob. One brother: David (En Lee) Jurasevich. Friends are invited to visit with John's family at The Gary Sportsmens Club, 10101 Madison Street Crown Point, Indiana from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday May 26,2013.
Published in The Times on May 22, 2013