Jerry L. Hildebrand
Jerry L. Hildebrand, 72, of Estero, FL died on June 25, 2014 at Joanne's House at Hope Hospice.
Formerly of Flint, MI he had been an Estero resident for the past 16 years.
Jerry was born on December 18, 1941 a son of the late Leo and Angeline (Kubic) Hildebrand.
He retired from Chevrolet Engine Plant, where he worked for 32 years. 'Big Jerry' or 'Papa Jerry' as his family and friends knew him was a waterfowl and small game hunter, fisherman, boater, and overall outdoor enthusiast. Everyone knew that he was a man that was never afraid to 'say it like it is!' He was a great mentor, family man, and would always be there for you, no questions asked!
Jerry was survived by his loving wife, Patsy M. (Brandon) Hildebrand; sons, Jerry L. Hildebrand, Jr, and Todd 'Duck' Myers; grandchildren, Benjamin Simmons, Danielle M. Hildebrand; great granddaughter, Ja'nielle Taylor; brother, Larry Hildebrand; and sisters, Janet Hildebrand and Lorraine Simon.
A memorial celebration of life will be held Saturday, August 9, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the home of Jerry Hildebrand and Sherri Bess, 27281 Sun Aqua Lane, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jerry's name to Joanne's House at Hope Hospice, 27200 Imperial Parkway, Bonita Springs, FL 34135.
Online condolences may be offered at www.shikanyfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are being handled by Shikany's Bonita Funeral Home.
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