Birthday: Joan Jurgensmeier
Joan Jurgensmeier of Salina will celebrate her 90th birthday on Sunday, March 24, 2019.
She was born in Salem, Neb., to William and Sophie Santo Reschke. Joan graduated from Fairview High School. She attended Emporia State Teachers College and taught two years at Hope School.
On May 25, 1949, Joan married Eugene Jurgensmeier at St. Augustine’s in Fidelity. They farmed for 50 years in the Fairview Community. They retired and built a home in Hiawatha in 1999.
They had seven children: Kathy (Dick) Merritt of Salina, John of San Jose, Calif., Steve (Sherry) of Manhattan, Charles (Kris) of Bennington, Jim (Christie) of Salina, Karen of Westminster, Colo., and Pat (Diana) of Fairview. Joan also has 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Joan moved to Salina in 2012, and continues to enjoy traveling, baking bread and pies, and flower gardening.
Cards may be sent to Joan at 2958 Jack Circle, Salina, KS 67401.
The Sabetha Herald 3/13/2019