Hazel Rose Ellen Junck, 95, of Kingsley, died Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2006, at the Kingsley Nursing & Rehab Center in Kingsley.
Hazel was born June 4, 1911 at James, Iowa, the daughter of John and Mary (Bornholtz) Nuessle. She grew up in the James area attending school at Central in Sioux City, Iowa. She married Fred Junck Feb. 4, 1929. They had four children, Bernard, Mary Lou, Duane and LeRoy. Fred and Hazel raised their family and farmed in the Kingsley area.
Hazel was a member of First Lutheran Church, and was very devoted to her family.
Survivors include Bernard Junck and his wife, Bonnie of Hinton, Mary Lou Mockler and her husband, Bob of Kingsley, Duane Junck and his wife, Pat of Kingsley, and a daughter-in-law, Connie Junck of Kingsley. Hazel is survived by 16 grandchildren, Jeanene Kuiper and her husband, Barry, JoLyn Getty and her husband, Tim, Julie Lynott, Bill Mockler and his wife, LoAnn, LeAnn Collins and her husband, Rob, Linda Bliss and her husband, Carl, Lois Mockler, Dan Mockler and Alan Mockler, Andrea Sitzmann and her husband, Dave, Stacey Bishop, Steve Junck and his wife, Mary, Zena Olerich and her husband, Mike, Denise Lynott and her husband Greg, Jeff Junck and Troy Junck; 24 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren; and one sister, Marion McMullen of Sonora, Calif.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Fred who died Jan. 2, 2000; her son, LeRoy; one great-granddaughter, Macy Olerich; one great-grandson, Brian Lynott; one sister, Pearl Tait and two brothers, George and Oliver Nuessle.
Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church in Kingsley, with the Rev. Duane Miesner officiating. Burial will be at Kingsley Cemetery. Visitation begins after 2 p.m. Friday, with the family present from 5 to 7 p.m., and a prayer service at 7 p.m., all at the Rohde ~ Earnest Funeral Home in Kingsley.