Obit: Stillman, Jerry W. #2 (1953 - 2013)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Stillman, Zimmerman, Ortiz, Pelletier, Vine, Cliver, Coyle, Zank , Zimmerman

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 1/23/2013

Stillman, Jerry Wayne (12 August 1953 - 20 January 2013)

Jerry Stillman, 59, of Granton died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at the Ministry Home Care Hospice - House of he Dove in Marshfield.

Jerry Wayne Stillman was born Aug. 12, 1953, in Neillsville, the son of Chester and Betty (Zimmerman) Stillman. He attended Granton High School and graduated in 1971. He was united in marriage to Debbie Ortiz in Corinth, MS. They lived in Granton, and Jerry worked for the Nelson Muffler Company. Later, he became the Superintendent of Buses and a bus driver for the Granton School District. Jerry then became a semi-truck owner/operator and drove for Roehl Transport, Midwest Specialized, Admiral Merchant and Lynn Dairy.

He was a member of the Zion American Lutheran Church in Granton, and his hobbies included his beloved basset hounds, Snickers and Sophie, fishing, four-wheeling, snowmobiling and collecting die-cast cars.

He is survived by his wife, Debbie; two children, Zena (Edward) Pelletier and their children, Arielle and Shawnee of San Antonio, TX, and Scotty (Carmen) Stillman and their children, Isabel and Logan, all of Lacy, WA. Jerry is also survived by his father, Chester Stillman of Granton; sisters, Beverly (Kenneth) Vine of Granton, Joanie (Bruce) Cliver of Bloomer and Linda (Kenneth) Coyle of Medford; along with several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Betty Stillman.

Funeral services for Jerry will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Gesche Funeral Home in Neillsville, with visitation from 9 a.m. until time of service. Pastor Allen Zimmerman will officiate. Music will be provided by Chris Coyle, soloist, Shawnee Pelletier, pianist and Eileen Zank organist. Interment will be in the Windfall Cemetery Granton. Lunch will follow the funeral service at the Granton Community Center, Granton, until 4 p.m.

Casketbearers are Scotty Stillman, Edward Pelletier, Rusty Coyle, Travis Coyle, Pat Cliver and Tony Cliver.

Online condolences may be made at  The Gesche Funeral Home is assisting Jerry’s family with funeral arrangements.





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