On the morning of Saturday, September 10, 2016, Jurgen Strauss, formerly of Summerland, B.C. passed away at Drayton Valley Hospital and Care Centre at the age of 63 years. Jurgen was affectionately known as “Pappa J” by his family and close circle of friends – he will be lovingly remembered and greatly missed by his daughters, Ashley Strauss, Tia (Cody) Sekura, Sami (Ian Henne) and Tamara Yausie; grandchildren, Dane, Justis, Mason, Ella and one more due to arrive in December, as well as by his life-long friends and extended family.
Relatives and friends are invited to celebrate Jurgen’s life at Rocky Rapids Community Hall on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, Jurgen’s family would appreciate memorial contributions be directed to “Give A Mile” by visiting www.giveamile.org or Drayton Valley Health Services Foundation – Palliative Unit by visiting www.dvhealthfound.ca
Jurgen’s family would like to extend their gratitude to Dr. Elizabeth Allen of Penticton Hospital for all of assistance in getting their dad transported to Drayton Valley; allowing his girls to be with him daily and to the Doctors and staff at Drayton Valley Hospital for their kindness and compassion – Thank you!