Jerry F. Misko
Jerry Frank Misko, age 84, passed away May 24, 2018 at Pennock Hospital. Jerry was born, September 22, 1933 in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Frank and Bernice (Ciuchna) Misko. Jerry proudly served his country as a sergeant in the U.S. Army. He totaled 31 years and 9 months of faithful service for the Federal Government as a Civil Engineer. In his free time, Jerry enjoyed spending time outdoors working on his lawn. He was an avid fisherman, loved to read books, and was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Hastings. Jerry served as president of the council in Freeport, and was often referred to as “Mayor” by friends in town. On July 21, 1973, Jerry married the former Colleen Mead who survives. Also surviving are his children: Stewart (Laura) Misko, and Leslie (Brian) Spears; brothers: James (Lee) Misko, and Robert (Molly) Misko; sister: Barbara (Ronald) Nowak; ten grandchildren: Ethan, Bella, Emma, Alli, Stewart Jr., Kacie, Abigail, Nick, Meghan, and Lucas; Goddaughter: Brenda Bulawa; and several nieces and nephews. Jerry was preceded in death by his parents and infant brother Frank. Jerry’s funeral service will be conducted, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, 11:00 AM, at the Williams-Gores Funeral Home, Delton. Burial will take place in Prairieville Cemetery with military honors by the American Legion Post 45. Memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital will be appreciated. Please visit www.williamsgoresfuneral.com to share a memory or to leave a condolence message for Jerry’s family.