Jolette, Gerald P. Kalamazoo Age 91, passed away at his home on Friday, March 10, 2017. Gerald was born in Niagara, Wisconsin on October 8, 1925 to the late Philip and Salina (Daigle) Jolette. He was a graduate of the University of Michigan Engineering program and served his country honorably in the U.S. Navy during WWII. On July 15, 1950 he was united in marriage to the former Taimi I. Palosaari who preceded him in death on November 24, 2010. Gerald was also preceded in death by seven siblings. He is survived by his children, Katherine (David) Paulsen, Susan Jolette, Paul Jolette and Philip Jolette; grandchildren, Nicole (Thomas) Gombosi and Scott (Linsay) Paulsen and several great-grandchildren. In accordance with Gerald's wishes cremation will take place and no service is scheduled. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one's choice . Family and friends may share a condolence message online at www.joldersma-klein.com.