Dennis J. Jurek

January 20, 1960 ~ November 25, 2023 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Dennis Jurek Obituary

Dennis J, Jurek, 63 of Whiting, passed away peacefully on Saturday, November 25, 2023 at his residence. Beloved son of the late Stephen J. and Anne V. (Ruzbasan) Jurek; cherished fiancée of Patricia Applegate; loving brother of Theresa (Jim) Florek, Jim (Carol) Jurek, Steven (Peggy) Jurek, Celeste (Dan) Motherwell, Tom Jurek, Annie (Rich) Schutz and the late Mark (Eileen) Jurek; dearest uncle to many nieces and nephews; dear nephew of Dolores (late Bill) White.

A Memorial Mass will be offered on Saturday, December 2, 2023 at 11:30a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 119th Street and Lincoln Avenue, Whiting, with the Rev. Timothy McFarland, C.PP.S., officiating. There was no visitation.   Arrangements have been entrusted to the Baran Funeral Home, 1235-119th Street, Whiting. Expressions of sympathy may be placed on-line at

Dennis Jurek was born on January 20, 1960. He was a lifelong resident of the Whiting-Robertsdale Community and was a graduate of George Rogers Clark High School, Class of 1978. He was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Whiting, the First Catholic Slovak Ladies Association, BR. 81 and the American Slovak Club, Whiting. A retiree of the BP Whiting Business Unit, he enjoyed woodworking, music, the great outdoors, time with family and friends and making people laugh. Devoted to his family, Dennis will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, 1849 Lincoln Avenue, Whiting, Indiana 46394. 

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Memorial Mass
December 2, 2023

11:30 AM
St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
1849 Lincoln Ave
Whiting, IN 46394

No Visitation


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