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Obituary: John Wesley Jung 1946-2018

John Wesley Jung

John Wesley Jung

John Wesley Jung, 71, of Cottonwood, Arizona, went to be with the Lord Saturday, June 30, 2018.

John was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Ainsworth, Nebraska.

John moved to Arizona with his family at an early age and was a long-time resident of Flagstaff, Arizona.

John married Christiane (Clifton) from Nurnberg, Germany, on May 7, 1966, in Flagstaff, Arizona; and spent the next 52 years loving his wife and three children.

John had a life-long love of collecting and restoring old cars.

He retired from the United States Postal Service in 2008 and moved to Cottonwood, Arizona.

John is preceded in death by his parents, Norman and Thelma Jung; and his sisters, Norma Mews and Karen Leersen.

He is survived by his wife, Christiane; his three children: Mark (Karlee) Jung of Cottonwood, Arizona, Robin (Paul) Steward of Peoria, Arizona, and Pamela (Robert) Ward of Mokena, Illinois. He was blessed with six grandchildren: Mikayla, Mackenna and Jonathan Jung, Javan and Bethany Steward and Matthew Ward.

He is also survived by his sisters, Susan (Norbert) Langbecker and Diana (Robert) Witting.

Services will be held at Peace Lutheran Church, 1450 E. Fir St., Cottonwood, Arizona, 86326, on Thursday, July 12, 2018, at 11 a.m.

An online guestbook is available to sign at

Information provided by survivors.

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