He had put up a courageous struggle, but evil triumphed.
He was lovingly supported by the presence of his wife Pam and his daughters, Wendy and Jackie.
Jurgen had worked energetically since age fourteen and became one of the pioneers of concrete pumping.
His perseverance and steadfastness helped forge the foremost Canadian company in this field, Pumpcrete. His entire life Jurgen squeezed as much adventure as possible into every free moment. Canoeing, scuba, skiing took him to many wonderful locations.
Many extensive Ocean voyages with Pam and some with family took us to virtually half the World over the years.
In recent years, Jurgen motorcycled with brother Herb accumulating over 50,000 km on North America's spectacular back roads and highways always seeking scenic treasure and compelling destinations.
Visiting our relations in Oregon, the Brauer family, was a particular highlight.
Jurgen is survived by his wife of many years, Pam, two daughters, their husbands and three grandchildren. Also his two brothers, Tom and Herb, their wives, as well as a large extended family of loving nephews, nieces and grandchildren. He stood as strong as an oak tree in life.
May the acorns grow with equal vigour.
A celebration of life will be held at the Elmira Theatre, 76 Howard Ave., Saturday, September 7, 2019 from 2-5 p.m. Remembrance at 3 p.m.