Gerald was born on October 6, 1932 and passed away on Friday, October 14, 2016.
Gerald was a resident of Red Oak, Iowa at the time of his passing.
He graduated from Red Oak High School in 1950 Wentworth Military Academy in 1952 and Colorado A M in 1955.
Jerry served in the United States Army in 1956 and continued in the Reserves. He was discharged as 1st Lieutenant.
He was married to Mary.
A celebration of life service will be held 4 PM Monday October 17 2016 at the Nelson-Boylan-LeRette Funeral Chapel with Pastor Caryn Pedersen officiating. Immediately following the service there will be a time of continued celebration and visitation with the family at the home of Anne Anderson Bennett. Interment with Military Honors will be held 4 PM Tuesday October 18 2016 at the Hillcrest Cemetery in Thedford Nebraska.
A memorial fund is being established in Jerry's name.