In Memory Of ...
Robert R. Bob Jurvis
November 11, 1921 - February 10, 2004
Visitation:Visitation for Bob will be held on Friday, February 13th from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances directed to the family would be appreciated.
Obituary:Robert R. ?Bob? Jurvis, age 82, of Kenosha, died Tuesday (February 10, 2004) at Brookside Care Center. Born November 11, 1921 in Kenosha, he was the son of the late Joseph and Casimera (Levicki) Jurvis. A lifelong resident of Kenosha, he attended local schools and was a graduate of Kenosha High School. From October 12, 1942 until November 14, 1945, he served with the United States Army Air Force. He received the European African Middle Eastern Service Ribbon, American Theater Service Medal and the WWII Victory Medal. On September 27, 1947 at St. Peter?s Catholic Church, he married Avis Lane. For many years, he owned and operated Jurvis and Aiello Service Station and later was employed with K & R Vending, retiring in 1986. He was a member of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the former Physical Culture Club. In 1946, he won the Wisconsin State Golden Gloves Open Championship. He played semi-pro football for the Kenosha Redskins and pitched for the Kingsbury Fast Pitch Softball Team. He enjoyed watching his children and grandchildren participating in sports activities. Survivors include his wife: Avis Jurvis of Kenosha, three sons: Rock (Lynn) Jurvis, and Rick Jurvis, both of Kenosha and Jeff (Natalie) Jurvis of Woodbury, MN, two daughters: Roberta Pfeiffer and Carrie Barber, both of Kenosha. Bob is also survived by his ten loving grandchildren: Jeff Pfeiffer, Robin (Steve) Anderson, Bryanna (Craig) Royal, Megan Jurvis, Brooke Jurvis, Amanda, Amy, and Rebecca Jurvis and Jack and Joseph Barber. He was preceded in death by two brothers: Walter and Joseph Jurvis and two sisters: Josephine and Adela Jurvis.Bob was also preceded in death by a son-in-law: Chuck Pfeiffer.