Randal James Jurkas, 53, a lifelong resident of Joliet, IL, passed away peacefully at his home in Cape Coral, Florida on Tuesday, March 4, 2014. He was born Nov. 12, 1960 in Joliet.
He was a loving Husband, Father, Friend and Papa. He was a member of the Local 150 Union Operating Engineers for 26 years. He was a faithful member of the Wilmington Bobcats Organization. He loved taking the boat out, enjoying family time, fishing and long walks on the beach.
He is survived by his beloved wife 19 years, LeAnn Virklan Jurkas of Cape Coral, FL; survived by his mother, Christine Jurkas of Joliet; three loving children, Ashley (Luke) Jurkas of Wilmington, IL and the twins, James Jurkas of Cape Coral and Julia Jurkas also of Wilmington; five siblings, Tony (Laurie) Jurkas, Sr. of Chicago, Sandy (Dave) Maxwell of Shorewood, IL, Lori (Don) Shanholtzer of Joliet, Douglas (Olivia) Jurkas of Joliet and Dennis (Anne) Jurkas also of Joliet, IL; a granddaughter, Amelia Lord-Jurkas of Wilmington; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. He preceded in death by his father James Jurkas and nephew Tony Jurkas Jr.
Randal James Jurkas
A Time of Remembrance will be held 9:30 a.m. 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 9, at Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 1056 NE 7th Terrace, Cape Coral, FL 33909. A service will be held during that time period at 11 a.m..
Memorial contributions in memory of Randal J. Jurkas are suggested to the Jurkas children's college education fund in care of Mullins Memorial.
Friends are invited to send condolences via the on-line guest book which can be found at www.MullinsMemorial.com.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.