OBITUARIES

fadedRoseBelow is listing of obituaries for loved ones recently taken into our care. To view earlier notices, scroll to the bottom of this page or use our search to find a friend or loved one. If you wish to extend condolences or share a memory, please feel free to submit an online condolence form found under the Condolences tab. Your remembrances and words of support and encouragement will also appear under the condolences tab.

Check your settings when you are happy with your print preview press the print icon below.

Show Obituaries Show Guestbook Show Photos QR Code Print

Gerald "Jerry" P. Herr

July 22, 1939 - February 2, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Service Date February 7, 2019

Private interment will take place in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park.

Obituary Viewed 172 times
Add to favorites

Subscribe to updates for Gerald "Jerry" Herr


Please choose your subscription settings below, you can unsubscribe through email at any time.


Email me when someone posts in the guestbook

Email me when an update is made to the obituary

Email me on the anniversary of passing

Subscription

Gerald P. “Jerry” Herr, age 79 of Salem, died on Saturday, February 2, 2019, with his family by his side.

Born in Kenosha on July 22, 1939, he was the son of the late Peter and Leona (Hefner) Herr.  Jerry was a 1957 graduate of St. Mary’s High School.  He attended Kenosha Technical Institute and in 1972 he received a degree in Applied Science and Mechanical Design. Jerry continued to further his education and he attended U.W. Parkside where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Science and Technology in 1975.

From November 7, 1957 until his honorable discharge on August 29, 1961, Jerry served our country in the U.S. Air Force.

On November 30, 1963 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, he was united in marriage to Sharon Norville.  They were blessed with nearly 49 years of marriage.  Sadly, Sharon preceded him in death on March 22, 2013.

Jerry had many outdoor hobbies.  He liked to work at his cabin, fishing, hunting, gardening, boating, reading and outdoor grilling.  He was a talented rod builder and leatherworker.

He is survived by his two sons, Gerald J. and Gregory Herr; three grandchildren, Kyle Herr, Ashley (Tom) Weber and Thomas Herr; and his two sisters, Janice (Bill) Jecevicus and Judy Herr.

In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his brother, Peter Herr.