Mart Jurima

December 1, 1937 - September 8, 2013

12/01/1937 - 09/08/2013

Past Services

Service
Wednesday September 11, 2013
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
Directions
Service
Wednesday September 11, 2013
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions
Service
Wednesday September 11, 2013
11:00 am
Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792
8286929188 | Directions

Mart Jurima, 75 of Flat Rock, went home to the Lord on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at Hendersonville Health & Rehab after an extended illness.

He was born in Estonia, a son of the late August and Elsa Jurima. He lived in the San Francisco Bay area of California for many years, before moving to Hendersonville 17 years ago. He was a Heavy Duty Mechanic, retired in 1987 after 25 years with the US Army, Civil Service.

An Army veteran, he enjoyed fishing, car racing, football, and model trains. He loved to travel, and especially enjoyed cruises. He was of the Lutheran faith.

Surviving is his wife of 49 years, Patricia Jurima; one daughter Misty Talley of Florida; grandchildren Tiffany, Nicole, and Justin Talley of Edneyville; sisters in law Ruth McCraw and husband Vance and Sarah P. Laughter; brother in law Fred Justice and wife Kathy; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be held at 11:00am Wednesday in the chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Revs. Ricky Campbell and Carolyn Poteet will officiate. Entombment will follow in the Mausoleum of Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Military honors will be rendered by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service in the chapel.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Meals on Wheels, c/o Council on Aging for Henderson County, 105 King Creek Boulevard, Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792.

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Everett & Nora Camp
8 years ago

Dear Pat:

We were so sorry to hear about Mart. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Everett & Nora Camp

Lynne Stafford
8 years ago

Pat,

Please know that you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I won’t be able to attend the service due to my work schedule. If there is anything I can do to help make your transition easier, please don’t hesitate to email or call me at 243-5006. Fondly,

Lynne

Julie Dorsey
8 years ago

Love and prayers in this time of loss.

Julie, Ray and Colin Dorsey

Jean Metcalf
8 years ago

Pat, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my prayers.