Jerry Yoder

December 8, 1939 - September 18, 2019
Vicksburg, MI

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Visitation

Thursday, September 26, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
McCowen & Secord Life Story Funeral Homes
Rupert-Durham Chapel
409 South Main Street
Vicksburg, MI 49097
(269) 649-1697
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Service

Thursday, September 26, 2019
11:00 AM EDT
McCowen & Secord Life Story Funeral Homes
Rupert-Durham Chapel
409 South Main Street
Vicksburg, MI 49097
(269) 649-1697
Driving Directions

Contributions


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

American Heart Association / American Stroke Association Memorial or Tribute Donation
3816 Paysphere Circle
Chicago, IL 60674
(800) 242-8721
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West Michigan Cancer Center
200 North Park Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49007
(269) 382-2500
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Web Site

Flowers


Below is the contact information for a florist recommended by the funeral home.

Heirloom Rose
407 S. Grand St.
Schoolcraft, MI 49087
(269) 679-3010
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Web Site

Life Story / Obituary


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Jerry Yoder, of Vicksburg passed away on Wednesday, September 18, 2019 at the age of 79. Jerry was born on December 8, 1939 in Burne, Indiana and was the son of Aaron and Fern (Young) Yoder. He was a Vicksburg High School graduate from the Class of 1958. He married Rosemarie Powers on February 6, 1959. Jerry worked until his retirement at Kalamazoo Stamping & Die. He is described by his family as outgoing, giving, quiet, but very observant. His hobbies included hunting and being outdoors.

Jerry is preceded in death by his son, Thomas Yoder and brother, Jacob “Lee” Yoder. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Rosemarie; three children: Bob (Vicki) Yoder, of Vicksburg; Barb “Babs” (Mark) Forward, of Galesburg; Patrick (Angela) Yoder, of TN; 5 grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren. He is also survived by one step-brother, Kyle Taylor, of Portage and several nieces and nephews.

Please visit Jerry’s webpage at www.mccowensecord.com where you can sign the guestbook and share a memory with the family. Those who wish may make a contribution to the American Heart Association and/or West Michigan Cancer Center.

The family is being assisted by the McCowen & Secord Funeral Home, Rupert-Durham Chapel, 409 S. Main, Vicksburg, MI 49097 (269-649-1697).