Jurgens celebrates 90th

    Walter William Jurgens will celebrate his 90th birthday on April 7. He is the son of William Edward and Emma Clara Jurgens. Walter was born in the home of his parents in rural Cass County near Ashland. He married the late Janet Townslay on Aug. 9, 1953.  They have three children:  Joyce (husband Robert) Te Ronde of Petersburg, Linda Jurgens of Springfield, and Jeff Jurgens of Ashland.
    Walter is a semi-retired lifelong farmer in the Ashland area.


“Jesus did not simply die to save us from our sins; Jesus lived to save us from our sins. His life and teaching show us the way to liberation.” (Rachel Held Evans, Inspired, p. 155)