Ron Yurcus of Glen Ellyn won $1 million by matching five of the six numbers on a Powerball ticket. Yurcus found the two-month-old ticket while cleaning up his desk.
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Ron Yurcus and wife Kathy are celebrating their $1 million Powerball winnings after he discovered the Aug. 22 winning ticket while cleaning out his desk this week.
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Ron Yurcus has spent most of his life giving his time and energy to others, but now he says he'll also be able to donate financially to his favorite causes after winning the lottery. The deacon at St. Petronille Parish in Glen Ellyn and retired hospice chaplain discovered this week he had a $1 million winning Powerball ticket. "I was home alone. I wanted to scream but there was nobody home," he said.