James “Jim” Schurvinske, 74, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 at Generations Nursing and Rehab, in Rock Island. Per his request, cremation rites have been accorded. Private services will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the family.

James “Jim” Schurvinske, 74, of Geneseo, died Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016 at Generations Nursing and Rehab, in Rock Island. Per his request, cremation rites have been accorded. Private services will be held at a later date. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the family.

James was born June 20, 1942, in Geneseo, the son of Earl and Irma (Jaquet) Schurvinske. He worked at John Deere, in East Moline; The Deck, in Geneseo; and the Isle of Capri, in Bettendorf, Iowa. He was a member of First Lutheran Church, in Geneseo, and the Moose Lodge. He enjoyed Chicago Cubs baseball and Chicago Bears football.

He is survived by his five children, Jeffery (Christine) Schurvinske, of Sidney, Ill.; Jenny Johnson, of Champaign; Jamie (Traci) Schurvinske, of Champaign; Jill (Jason) Sprout; of Champaign; and Jeanna (Blake) Swanson, of Fisher; brother, Charles Schurvinske, of Geneseo; sisters, Eileen Schurvinske, Barbara Setterberg, Sandra Hilligoss and Sharon (Steve) Lofgren, all of Geneseo; as well as 10 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren and two great-nieces and one great-nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Bobby.