Robert Juers obituary
Robert Henry Juers, age 83, passed away June 15, 2021 at El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro, Calif.
Bob was born January 29, 1938 to Elmer and Minnie (Heitman) Juers, in Red Wing, Minn. Bob attended District #10 Country School through grade six, St. Peter’s Lutheran Parochial School, where he was confirmed in 1951. He graduated from Lincoln High School in 1955.
Bob worked at Lincoln High School, in the administrative office, before attending the University of Minnesota where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations. He was employed at Northern Trust Company of Chicago for 29 years.
He was a member of the U.S. Army Reserve Unit, 544th Ordnance Co., Wabasha, Minn. The unit was mobilized during the Berlin Crisis in 1961, for one year duty in Ft. Polk, La. He was the current finance director of American Legion Post #853 Borrego Springs and Past Commander of Post #853 and Post #22 San Diego.
With his love of music and talents he served the Lord as church organist at St. Peter’s Lutheran, Belvidere, St. John’s Lutheran, Lake City, Bethel Lutheran, Oak Lawn, Ill., and Borrrego Lutheran, Borrego Springs, Calif.
Bob married Marilyn Sadowski Sept. 6, 1969 at St. John’s Lake City. She preceded him in death on July 13, 1997.
He is survived by his sons, Steven (Kim) Juers, James (Chris) Juers; grandchildren, Claire, Rachel, Joseph, Abigail and Grace Juers of Chicago, Ill.; sister, Barbara Hawkinson, Lake City, Minn. and nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 19, 2021 at Borrego Lutheran Church, Borrego Springs. Burial will be at a later date at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, San Diego, Calif.