Mitsuko “Mitsi” Jurgens, 91, of Beatrice died at her home on Monday, May 21, 2018. She was born on March 29, 1927 in Japan to Toutaro and Kiyo Shimane and was one of three children. She married Eugene Jurgens on September 6, 1957 in Tokyo, Japan. After his retirement from the military, they moved back to Beatrice. She was a talented seamstress who also enjoyed knitting and embroidering.
Survivors include three sisters-in-law, Alice Meints and Doris VanWinkle both of Beatrice and Ruth Hroch of Wymore; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Eugene.
Private memorial graveside services will be held at Evergreen Home Cemetery of Beatrice. Memorials can be sent to Operation Smile c/o Fox Funeral Home. Operation Smile is an organization to help those born with a cleft palate. There will be no viewing. www.foxfuneralhome.net Fox Funeral Home of Beatrice in charge of arra