Gerald “Jerry” Zagurski, age 91, passed away August 31, 2023. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary; children: Jeri (Jim) Mittermeier, Rose (Alan) Overfelt, Debbie (Joe) Krska, Janel Zagurski, Kevin (Theresa) Zagurski, and Jennifer Zagurski; ten grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren.
Jerry was the son of Frank and Rose Zagurski. He was raised in Sheelytown with his older brother, Frank. Jerry went to ICC and graduated from South High School. He served 2 years in the army. He loved playing sports, hunting, fishing, and horse racing at Ak-sar-ben.
Jerry enjoyed yearly fishing trips to Canada with his children and grandchildren. He loved watching them play a variety of sports.
The grandkids will always remember grandpa for his storytelling and the pitch games played while on vacation in Canada. He will also be remembered for the neighborhood football and softball games on the playground across from his home in the Field Club area.
FAMILY RECEIVES FRIENDS: Monday, September 4, 2023, 5:00-7:00PM, West Center Chapel. FUNERAL SERVICE: Tuesday, September 5, 2023, 10:30AM, West Center Chapel. INTERMENT WITH MILITARY RITES: St. John Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to the family for children’s cancer research.