Gerald Wahl

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Gerald "Jerry" Daniel Wahl

Lansing

Age 86, passed away peacefully on Thursday June 19, 2014 surrounded by loved ones.  Born on May 30, 1928 in Lansing to Casper and Hazel Wahl.  He graduated from Resurrection High School in 1947 and later attending school for electronics technicians.  His career included being a fireman, was in the last group of horse drawn milk wagon drivers during the 1950s, candy machine business owner, and retired as an electronic technician from Sears in 1985. He enjoyed golf (especially the hole-in-one on his 80th birthday), travel, winters in Florida, was a member of the K of C, Box 23, a leader with the Boy Scouts and volunteered for Habitat for Humanity. 

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Agnes; sons, Robert (Thais) of Slidell, LA, Thomas, James (Susan), Laurence (Nancy) of Lansing, Joseph (Kathy) of Elsie; daughters, Teresa (Kevin) Beck of Traverse City and Colleen (Peter) Edmonds of Rapid City, MI; 12 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  Jerry was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Cecil, Peter, Douglas, and Joseph; and sister, Rose Ann. 

Visitation is from 5-8 P.M. Sunday with a 7:30 P.M. Vigil Service at the Tiffany Funeral Home, 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing.  Funeral Liturgy is 10:30 A.M. Monday, June 23, at St Gerard Catholic Church, 4437 W. Willow Hwy, Lansing, MI with Fr. Paul Erickson presiding.  Viewing will be 9:30 to 10:30 at the church.  In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 South Cochran, Charlotte, MI. 48813. To leave on line condolences visit www.tiffanyfuneralhome.com.



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Tiffany Funeral Home
3232 W Saginaw St Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 321-2211
Published in Lansing State Journal on June 22, 2014
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