|Published in the Pilot-Tribune October 27, 2020|
Gerald "Jerry" B. Brooks, age 76 of Fort Calhoun, NE.
Born: September 21, 1944, Dayton, OH.
Died: October 22, 2020, Omaha, NE.
Preceded in death by: parents, Robert and Marjorie Brooks.
Survived by: wife, Sherry Brooks, daughter, Grayce McLaughlin, son, Thomas (Christine) Brooks, all of Fort Calhoun, NE, brothers, Thomas Brooks, Miamisburg, OH, Robert (Shirley) Brooks, Beaver Creek, OH, grandchildren, Bella, Annaleigh, Owen, Genevieve and Joseph.
Jerry enlisted in the United States Navy in 1965. In his 30 years, he traveled all over the world and served a tour in Vietnam. Jerry retired from the United States Navy in 1993 and moved to Fort Calhoun with his wife where they raised a family. Jerry worked for the Fort Calhoun City, retiring in 2008. After Jerry's retirement, he spent his free time working in his wood shop making toys for his grandkids, hunting and fishing.
MEMORIAL SERVICE AND INURNMENT: Private.
MEMORIALS SUGGESTED TO: Fort Calhoun American Legion Post #348.
Sievers-Sprick Funeral Home
Fort Calhoun, NE 68023
~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~