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George Richard Jung

November 13, 1933 ~ November 3, 2023 (age 89) 89 Years Old


Funeral mass for George Richard Jung, 89, of Lawton will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church with Rev. Raymond K. Ackerman, pastor officiating.

Mr. Jung passed away on Friday, November 3, 2023, 10 days before his 90th birthday at his home with family in Lawton.

Burial will be held at Sterling Cemetery, Sterling, OK under the direction of Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home. 

Viewing will be held on Monday, November 13, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. with a special viewing and visitation for family and friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. 

George was born on November 13, 1933 in Sterling, Oklahoma to Joe and Bertha Jung. He grew up in Sterling where he attended school, graduating in 1952. He married Pauline "Polly" Duesman on August 28, 1954 in Sterling and they made their home in Lawton. George worked for a while at Griffin's Wholesale. He also worked at  Allen's Home Lumber and later worked as a custodian and bus driver for Lawton Public Schools. George then owned and operated George R. Jung and Sons Painting and Remodeling.. a business he really never retired from, working right up until his health wouldn't let him continue. Mr. Jung would jokingly tell his customers to "take five dollars off" when they brought him coffee. He and Polly took trips and he enjoyed watching westerns. Polly passed away on January 23, 2011.  George was an avid member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church as well as a 3rd Degree Knight of Columbus member. In his later years, he enjoyed working around the house and listening to his record player. 

He is survived by son, Greg and Darlene Jung their son, Jason and Crystal Dittsworth with their children, Nathan Dittsworth, Viktor Sisneros and Maritza Sisneros; daughter, Stacy and Silbestre Acosta their children, Conner and Brooklyn Beach and son, Jole Beach, Ariana Acosta; daughter, Shelby Jung; daughter, Meaghan and Aaron Johnson with their children, Brock, Jake, and Hank; son, Rick and Lily Jung, with their children, Jacob and Kalie Jung and their children, Ava, Ellis, and Jack; and David's children, Raquel Jung and Cesar Garcia and their children, Ziclali and Braulio; Charlie Jung with her children, Sergio Jr, Analisia, Ramiro, Sol, and Nayeli and grandchild, Giovanni; and many nieces; nephews; and other loving family members. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Pauline Jung; his son, David Jung; and his brothers and sisters.        

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.   

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November 13, 2023

10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home
632 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501

November 13, 2023

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lawton Ritter Gray Funeral Home
632 SW C Avenue
Lawton, OK 73501

Funeral Service
November 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
12 SW 7th Street
Lawton, OK 73501


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