Tuesday, July 25th, 2006
Jerome J. Jerry Gerstner, 59, of Uniopolis, died at 10:55 a.m. July 24, 2006, at Lima Memorial Health System. Death due to natural causes.
He was born Nov. 6, 1946, in Lima, to Ferd and Lucille Hemmert Gerstner. On May 4, 1968, he married Judy M. Gierhart, who survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Julie (Greg) Billing, West Milton, and Lisa Gerstner, Uniopolis; a brother, Fritz (Donna) Gerstner, Wapakoneta; a sister, Carolyn (Gail) Myers, Uniopolis; and two granddaughters.
Deceased are a brother, Dean, and an infant sister, Mary.
He retired after 21 years of service as a sales manager with Cummins-Ohio. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Fryburg. He was a graduate of Jackson Center High School and a member of the Ohio National Guard.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the church, the Rev. Oscar Seger officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-5 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at Long & Folk Chapel, Wapakoneta.
Contributions can be made to Uniopolis Fire & Rescue Squad or the Auglaize County Crippled Children & Adults.