In memory of
Jerrold J. Strong
Born Sept. 15, 1936 in Franklin, CA. Passed away peacefully April 9, 2017. A proud Elk Grovian. Jerry along with his many dear friends and family made his life's work the betterment of his community. Preceded in death by his parents Eleanor and Jim, his brother Jimmy, his sister Jane, mother-in-law Gertie, and brother-in-law Ron Wilson. Survived by his wife Jeanne, daughter Jeralynn and sons Jeff, Jed and his wife Shelly, Jerret and Jey, his sister Jackie, as well as grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Jerry and Jeanne and Nancy Zehnder co-owned E. G. Food Mart. Family and friends are invited to two services. Graveside service will be Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 10:00 am starting at Jeanne and Jerry Strong Park, 9580 Baypoint Way, Elk Grove for a horse drawn hearse procession to Hilltop Cemetery, 9420 Waterman Rd. Elk Grove. Limited parking at the cemetery. And Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 1:00 PM a Celebration of Life Service at Jeanne and Jerry Strong Arena, 8840 Southside Ave. Elk Grove. The family extends heartfelt thanks to friends and extended family who rallied around Jerry with special thanks to Consumnes River Fire District, Project R.I.D.E., agencies and individuals too numerous to mention and too dear to leave out. We will be forever grateful. Donations to Project R.I.D.E and SPCA. Arrangements by Herberger Family Elk Grove Funeral Chapel 916-686-1888. elkgrovefuneralchapel.com
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