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Gerald 'Jerry' Elliott

Published On: Apr 29 2013 03:11:16 PM CDT
Gerald Elliott

Gerald "Jerry" D. Elliott, age 88, of Janesville, passed away on Sunday, April 28, 2013, at Mercy Hospital & Trauma Center, Janesville. He was born near Blue River, WI, on Jan. 24, 1925, the son of the late Corliss and Elsie (Endicott) Elliott. He graduated from Blue River High School, and married Bernadine Stockwell on April 18, 1948. She preceded him in death on Sept. 23, 1998. Jerry farmed for a few years before moving to Janesville where he worked for General Motors for 36 years, retiring in 1986. He loved dogs and talked about them often. He was an avid bowler, enjoying golfing and woodworking. Jerry was a member of the UAW Local 95, and the Loyal Order of the Moose for many years.

He is survived by his 4 children:

Daniel (Cheryl) Elliott of St. Charles, IL

Richard (Marie) Elliott of Janesville

Kathie Elliott of Roanoke, IN

and Douglas Elliott of Janesville

daughter-in-law, Ok-Cha Elliott of Janesville

6 grandchildren: George (Miriah) Elliott of Salt Lake City, UT, Valarie (Rick) Cannici of Huntington, IN, Jessica (Joe) Eckelbarger of Indianapolis, IN, Matt Elliott of Janesville, Allie (Bob) Gilbert of Monroeville, IN, and Chelsea Elliott of Roanoke, IN;

10 great grandchildren;

brother, Jack (Pat) Elliott of McGregor, IA;

sister-in-law, Ruby Hart of Richland Center, WI;

many nieces, nephews and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bernadine; son, Dennis; 3 brothers: Clyde, Lloyd and Clifford "Bubby"; and sister, Hazel.

A visitation will be held on Wednesday, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY.

A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Blue River United Methodist Church, Blue River, WI. Interment will be in Greenwood Cemetery, Richmond Township, Blue River, WI.

For on-line condolences and registry: www.schneiderfuneraldirectors.com

A special thank you to the doctors and nurses at Mercy Hospital that made Gerald's last week very peaceful. A very special thank you to friends and caregivers at Huntington Place, Janesville that were like family to Jerry for the last 3 ½ years.

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