Gerald “Jerry” James Killewald, Sr., age 81, of Oscoda, MI, formerly of Lapeer and Troy, MI passed away on Wednesday, December 14, 2022.
He was born on September 14, 1941 in Birmingham, MI to the late Donald Francis and Helen Elaine (Evans) Killewald. Jerry served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era, serving two duty tours from 1959 until 1965. He retired from General Motors after 32 years of hard work and dedication. Jerry married Alice Irene Stanard on March 7, 1970. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, traveling and most importantly, loved spending time with his family and grandkids.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife, Alice; son, Gerald “J.K.” James Killewald, Jr.; brothers, Donald Killewald and Thomas (Laura) Killewald; brothers-in-law, Charles and Stephen Stanard; sister-in-law, Diane Killewald; grandchildren, Owen, Gage, Ava and Emmett and many nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Killewald; grandson, Mac Killewald and sister-in-law, Vivian Terry.
A memorial service will be held this summer. Memorial contributions can be made to St. Vincent de Paul or St. Raphael Catholic Church.
You may offer your condolences to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.