Jerrold Dean Worthington, 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, March 13, 2020.
Jerrold was born on May 2, 1932, in La Porte, IN, to John and Vertie (Anderson) Worthington.
On June 6, 1959, in La Porte, IN, he married Mary Ann Lindwall who survives. Also surviving are his children, Christine (Robert) Duttlinger of La Porte, Judy Worthington of New Carlisle, John (Sarah) Worthington of North Liberty, and Jerry (Pamela) Worthington of Michigan City; 6 grandchildren, John (Melissa) Duttlinger, William (Amber) Duttlinger, Angela Duttlinger, Janet Clemans, Mary Clemans, and Bethany Worthington; 10 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Matthew, Ryleigh, Chase, Katelyn, Emily, Raeghan, Avery, Kinleyann, and Theo; 2 brothers, Roland and Dennis; sister, Jill; as well as many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Jerrold was a lifelong farmer. In earlier years, he was a school bus driver. Jerrold was a veteran of the US Army. He was a 4-H member and leader. Jerrold enjoyed bowling, woodworking, and especially time with his family.
Cremation has taken place with Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center, La Porte.
Memorial contributions may be directed to Dunes Hospice, 4711 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383.
Condolences may be shared online at www.cutlercares.com