Almeda Marie Jurgensen, 84, Great Bend, died Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2020, at University of Kansas Health System, Great Bend.


She was born Dec. 5, 1935, in Hays to Jake and Leona (Dinges) Herl.


She married Merle D. Jurgensen on May 5, 1953, in Great Bend. He preceded her in death Feb. 15, 2013. She was a longtime resident of Great Bend and was a sales clerk for Anthony’s.


She was a member of Prince of Peace at St. Rose Catholic Church.


She enjoyed reading, shopping, fashion, drinking Pepsi and spending time with her family especially her grandchildren.


Survivors include three sons, Eddie Jurgensen and wife, Cindy, Great Bend, Bradley Jurgensen and significant other , Lisa Garland, Oskaloosa, and Brett Jurgensen and wife, Pricella "Zoe", Apple Valley, Calif.; 12 grandchildren, Brandi Scheck, Chelsea Hartshorn, Kyla Jurgensen, Katelyn Johannes, Andrew Jurgensen, Drew Jurgensen, Hannah Jurgensen, Hayley Sleffel, Tara Jurgensen, Cody Jurgensen, Sherri Scheuber, and Amanda Schaffer; and 17 great- grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Donald Herl.


Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Rose Catholic Church, Great Bend; burial in Great Bend Cemetery North.


Visitation will be 1 to 9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.


Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association in care of the funeral home.


Condolences can bed sent to the family at www.bryantfh.net