May 31, 2023 at 4:23 p.m.

James A. Jungers

James A. Jungers
James A. Jungers


James A. “Jim” Jungers, 80, of Sauk Centre, passed away May 26, 2023, at the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit in St. Cloud.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday, May 31, at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church in Sauk Centre with the Rev. Greg Paffel officiating. Interment was in St. Paul’s Cemetery in Sauk Centre.

James Allen Jungers was born Jan. 9, 1943, in Hospers, Iowa, to Richard and Laura (Johannes) Jungers. He spent his working career at the Sauk Centre Bakery, Grain Belt Distributing, Beuning Agriculture and, prior to his retirement, at Centre Jobbing. Jim was a member of St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Sauk Centre where he served as an usher and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Jim earned his pilot’s license and was a member of the Sauk Centre Flying Club. He loved flying with a friend to the Minnesota Gopher football games held in other states. Jim was also known to be a Mr. Fix-it and a wonderful storyteller. He loved to ride around town on his white scooter, wearing his Newsboy hat, and was also an avid reader.

Survivors include his brothers and sisters Pat (Tom) Trutna, Joyce Jungers, Connie (Ken) Blank-Meier, Mary Jungers and Dick Jungers, all of Sauk Centre, and Dave (Donna) Jungers of Sherwood, Michigan; and many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents Rich in 1973 and Laura in 1996; brothers Lee in 1956, Phil in 1998 and Keith in 2017; brother-in-law Jim Blank in 1996; and nephew Ricky Jungers in 2017.

Arrangements were made with Patton-Schad Funeral and Cremation Services of Sauk Centre.




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