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Lester Carl (Les) Jung

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Lester Carl (Les) Jung

San Antonio, TX - Lester Carl (Les) Jung, of San Antonio, Texas, entered eternal rest, on January 21, 2018 at the age of 95. Les was born January 9, 1923 in Malcolm, NE to George and Caroline (Heil) Jung. He is preceded in death by his parents, wives Phyllis Ann (Baumgart) and Nell Ruth (Kostohryz). He is survived by Jeff (Sally) Jung in San Antonio, TX; Sue McClain in Monticello, Il., Steven Jung in NYC, Greg (Teresa) Jung in Duluth, Minnesota, Pam (Greg) Jack in Omaha, Roger Jung in San Antonio, and Bill (Lisa) Jung in Wylie, Texas. He is also survived by fifteen grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren whom he loved dearly. Lester graduated from Omaha Tech High School. During WWII, Les served in the U.S. Army Air Corp as a B-17 Pilot with the 15th Air Force, 463rd Bomb Group in Foggia, Italy. He completed 50 missions and received the Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal with two Oak Leaf Clusters, and the European Campaign Medal with five Bronze Stars. After the war, he worked for Northwestern Bell Telephone Co. before retiring. A Memorial Service was held on February 3, 2018 at Concordia Lutheran Church, 16801 Huebner, San Antonio, TX. Visitation at 10:00 am Memorial Service at 11:00 am. Funeral Services and Interment will be held on February 17, 2018 at Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home 5701 Center St. Omaha, NE. Visitation will be at 10:00 am Funeral Services at 11:00 am Interment at 12 noon. A reception will follow. The family wishes to graciously thank the staffs at Autumn Grove Memory Care and Heart to Heart Hospice for their love and care for Les. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Concordia Lutheran Church or Alzheimer's Disease Research in his name.
Published in Des Moines Register on Feb. 11, 2018
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