Kurt G. Jung
Kurt Gerhard Jung, 91, a resident of Cape Coral, FL since the 1990s, formerly of Germany, passed away Tuesday, February 19, 2019, in Cape Coral. He was born April 20, 1927, in Kenosha, WI to Heinrich and Lena Jung, now deceased.
Kurt was a member of First Congregational Church in Cape Coral. He served during World War II, US Navy, SC 3/C. He attended Fuller Seminary, went under the care of Presbytery in his Junior/Senior year, fully intending to become a member of the Presbyterian Clergy. After graduation, Kurt attended Princeton Seminary to complete the required courses plus his master’s degree. Upon completion, he moved to Berlin, Germany for his doctorate. The German church accepted his ordination, so he stayed on and did not return to the USA permanently until his retirement from the German ministry. Kurt resided 37 years in Germany with spouse, Ruth, and Children. Evangelized several years, taught Religion for 14 years, and served several churches as pastor, founded “Olympics for Mentally Handicapped People” which is still held every year. Kurt loved riding motorcycles, fast cars, and was an avid target shooter; He cared deeply for his family and loved his wife, Ruth, so much. He was crushed when she died in 2015, from which he never fully recovered.
The death of Kurt, whom we love dearly and who will be missed every day, is a celebration of life, of eternal life. He is with the Lord, living a life without pain. As the Apostle Paul says: “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Rom. 8:38-39).
He is survived by his son, David, his daughter, Nancy, and his son, Jonathan as well as five grandchildren, Jan, Andreas, Karsten, Holly, and Sebastian and five great-grandchildren, Haidleigh, Willa, Asher, Amari, and Finnegan.
Memorial Services will be held at 2 pm Friday, March 1, 2019 at First Congregational Church, 312 Santa Barbara Blvd., Cape Coral, FL 33991 with Rev. Dewey Gierke officiating.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to the First Congregational Church.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.