Jean Elizabeth Jurich
Born in Chicago, Illinois March 30th, 1932. Daughter of Harold and Ione Schultz.
While a stewardess for Southwest Airlines she met and married the love of her life Sam Jurich November 2nd, 1957 in South Pasadena. They celebrated 51 years of marriage together.
She worked for the city of South Pasadena as an office secretary for several years. Jean also was a secretary in Tucson AZ for Hughes Aircraft while Sam went to the University of Arizona for his Master in Electrical Engineering. They moved to Orange Country in 1968 and she worked briefly for Sir Speedy copiers. She and Sam made a home in Irvine for the last 41 years.
Jean loved to get dressed up and go out with the girls, she was always a walking fashion plate and enjoyed her many friendships. Jean was a talented seamstress and loved arts and crafts. She cared for her beloved dogs and birds over the years. Jean has always been an avid reader. She attended Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa and was a faithful member of the Joy for Life bible study. She enjoyed many retreats and made many friends over the years. Jean was a devoted evangelical and took great joy in telling others of the good news of Christ.
She is survived by her husband Samuel Jurich of Irvine,
her brother Dr. David Schultz of Glendale,
her sister-in-law Judy Schultz of Glendale,
Her sister-in-law Ann Gallagher of South Park, Pennsylvania
Her sister-in-law Dolly Welcker of Atlanta, Georgia
She is survived by many beloved nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to your favorite charity in Jean’s honor.
Memorial service Oct. 15th, 2009 at Logos Chapel, Calvary Chapel, Costa Mesa, 2 PM.