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Joseph Rehurek Jr.Clergy
Rev. Duane Coates
“How Great Thou Art”
“God Bless the USA”
“I Hope You Dance”
"Battle Hymn of Republic"
Amanda (Tootsie) Rehurek
Joseph Rehurek Jr. was born on Friday, February 25, 1921 near Tyndall, South Dakota to Joseph and Marie (Mazoureh) Rehurek Sr. On Monday, March 4, 1946, Joseph and Margie Hamburger were united in marriage at Methodist Church in Tyndall, SD. Joseph proudly served in the US Marine Corps in the South Pacific and China during World War II. After which he became a member of Simek-Ptak V.F.W. Post #6895. Through the years, he was also a Farmer’s Bell Telephone Company lineman and board member, School District #19 board member, Jackson Township Election board member, and the treasurer of the Czech National Cemetery board. Joseph was a proud American who loved his country and family dearly. Joseph passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2011 at St. Michael’s Hospital in Tyndall, SD, having attained the age of 90 years, 8 months, and 11 days.
Joseph is survived by his sons, Larry Rehurek of Kaylor, South Dakota, and Dave (Sheryl) Rehurek of Yankton, SD; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was his wife, Margie; his parents, Joseph and Marie Rehurek Sr.; his daughter, Colleen Rehurek; his brothers, Edward Rehurek and Frank Rehurek; his sisters, Leona Musil and Marie Kriz; and two sisters and one brother in infancy.
My deepest sympathy go out to your family during this time of sorrow. The death of a love one is difficult. Therefore, I'd like to share scripture that may help. Please, read John 6:40, 44 and Ps. 36:9.
J Nunnally Nov 16 2011 1:22 PM
I met Joe ten months ago when I started my job at the hospital. He was such a sweet, kind and loving man. And I already miss him so much.
Amy S. Petrik Nov 15 2011 8:53 PM
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you as you remember and celebrate Joe's life on earth. Blessings to all of you. Deb and Duane Grimm
Deb (Stibral) Grimm Nov 8 2011 5:37 AM
My condolences to Larry, Dave and family. Joe was a great person and I always enjoyed his company. He always seemed in a good mood. God bless.
Mike Kelley Nov 7 2011 6:16 PM
Dave and Larry, I'm so sorry to hear about your Dad. He always had a smile! The days when we would visit as families, ALWAYS had the best popcorn, what a treat. Remember the good times, and he is still smiling at you. My deepest sympathy, Sharon
Sharon Green (Stewart) Nov 7 2011 1:40 PM
My prayers are with you.
Rev. Donna McLaird Nov 7 2011 5:35 AM