Jannieve (Jan) Jurkan

Stockbridge, Michigan

At age 78 passed away peacefully December 25, 2018, at St. Joseph hospital in Chelsea MI.

She was born June 15, 1940 in Salyersville KY.

In 1983 she married Victor Jurkan. She worked as a nurse’s aide at Mercy Wood/St. Joseph hospital in Ypsilanti for over 35 years.

Jan enjoyed spending time with her family, gardening, fishing, and going to the casino.

She is survived by four children Debbie Chandler of Stockbridge, David (Amy) Goughnour of North Carolina, Dennis (Kathy) Goughnour of Mexico, and Daniel (De Anna) Patterson of Stockbridge. Five grandchildren Jacob and Josh Goughnour, Kimberly and Kelly Goughnour and Olivia Patterson. Three sisters and one brother Sheila Johnson, Sharon Kerr, Sharlene Wilson, and James Fletcher

She was preceded in death by her parents Mollie (Shouse) Fletcher, Benny Fletcher Sr, husband Vic Jurkan, brothers Benny Fletcher Jr, Jerry Fletcher and Gary Fletcher and sister Emogene Poe.

A memorial for Jan will take place January 26, 2019 in Chelsea Mi.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her name to the Family Tabernacle Church of God 15901 M-36 Pinckney, MI 48169 

Seth Kinker

Reporter/Digital Media for The Sun Times News

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