Jürgen M. Meyer, age 72, of McHenry, died Monday, October 31, 2016, at his residence. He was born October 8, 1944, in Itzehoe, Germany, to Fritz and Kathe (Schroder) Meyer.
Formerly of Spring Grove, Jürgen moved to McHenry in 1994, where he loved living at his waterfront property. He enjoyed the outdoors, tending to his lawn, and especially boating on the Fox River.
Jürgen partnered with a friend in owning Sunoco Service Station in Wauconda. After his adventures in owning the gas station, he became an excellent mechanic for Ormsby Motors Inc. of Crystal Lake and later accepted a mechanic position at Gary Lang Auto Group of McHenry for many years prior to his retirement.
Jürgen is survived by his two children, James Meyer of McHenry, Kimberly (Dave) Brantley of Johnsburg; three granddaughters, Cassie (Tyler) Fluegel of McCullom Lake, Katie Brantley of Johnsburg, Karie (Christopher) Butterfield of Norfolk, VA; great-grandson, Lane.
In addition to his parents, Jürgen was preceded in death by his wife Christine on April 27, 2013.
Friends and neighbors may gather from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m., Sunday, November 6, 2016, at Justen Funeral Home & Crematory, 3700 W. Charles J. Miller Road, McHenry, IL 60050. The funeral service will be 5 p.m. at the funeral home.
The cremation rite was accorded privately.
For information, please call the funeral home at 815-385-2400, or visit www.justenfh.com, where friends may leave an on-line condolence message for his family.
Justen Funeral Home & Crematory
3700 Charles J Miller Road
United States 60050