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Barbara "Barb" Ann Jurgensmeier

November 11, 1937 — June 15, 2023

Barbara “Barb” Ann Jurgensmeier, 85, of Rockford, passed away on June 15, 2023. She was born on November 11, 1937, in Rockford, the daughter of Robert and Mildred (Lupant) Hallaisy. She married William “Big Ed” on July 2, 1955, in Rockford. He preceded her in death on July 26, 2001. Barb worked as a secretary for Midwest Dairyman’s Corporation. She enjoyed playing cards, bingo, and going gambling at the casinos. She was well known for being generous and caring, and always putting other people before herself.


She is survived by those who love her most; sons, William “Bill” Jurgensmeier, Robert “Bob” (Tracey) Jurgensmeier, and Karl “Luchi” Jurgensmeier; grandchildren, Wendi, Krystal, Terry, Evan, and Elijah; 12 great grandchildren; sister, Kristina “Tina” (Don) Fritz; nieces and nephews, Sara, Amy, Jessica, Josh, and many more; special family, Pat (Jan) and Donna (Terry); and special friend, LaVern and many others. She is predeceased by her parents; husband, Big Ed; and many pets including Rusty, Louie, and Butters.


The family would like to give a special thanks to Melinda Butler for all her help and care for Barb.


A public visitation will be held on Thursday, June 29, 2023, from 4:30 – 6:30 p.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, 1860 S. Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108. A Funeral Service will be on Friday, June 30, 2023, at 11:00 a.m. at Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory, Mulford Chapel. Burial will be in Willwood Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family. It would mean so much if you could take a look at our Go Fund Me, https://gofund.me/f2a66c01 and donate or share with others, any help gets us closer to the goal. Thank you in advance for your kindness and support. Please share memories and condolences online at www.fitzgeraldfh.com.

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Visitation

Thursday, June 29, 2023

4:30 - 6:30 pm (Eastern time)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Mulford Chapel

1860 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 30, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Fitzgerald Funeral Home & Crematory - Mulford Chapel

1860 South Mulford Road, Rockford, IL 61108

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