Gerald "Jerry" Lee Holeman

Gerald "Jerry" Lee Holeman, 82, of Union Mills, passed away on Saturday, September 11, 2021 at University of Chicago Medical Center.


Jerry was born on June 28, 1939 in Litchfield, IL, to David and Lola (Wall) Holeman. On October 26, 1978 in Gary, IN, he married Gloria J. Dyer who survives. Also surviving are his sons, Jerry "Duane" (Lori) Holeman of Duluth, MN and Jeff (Chrissy) Holeman of Indianapolis; stepson, David Coots of Union Mills; 6 grandchildren, Jeremy Holeman of Antioch, CA, Eric (Rebecca) Holeman of Sierra Vista, AZ, Mat (Amanda) Holeman of Cloquet, MN, Jessica Holeman of Dallas-Fort Worth, TX, and Yvonne Rager of Sarasota, FL.; 9 great-grandchildren; siblings, David, Claude, and Linda; half-sister, Normalee; and half-brother, James; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded by his parents and stepson, Michael C. Coots. Jerry was a Millwright for 36 years at Bethlehem Steel.


He enjoyed gardening, hunting, and fishing. Jerry enjoyed helping others and giving back to the community. He proudly coached Little League baseball and helped at the annual "Save Our Pond" festival. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, September 17, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Burial will follow at Union Mills Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center and from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Friday at the funeral home.


Memorial donations may be made to the Union Mills Conservation Club, 100 Mill Pond Rd, Union Mills, IN 46382.


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