Gerald "Jerry" Meyers
1941 - 2020
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Meyers, Gerald "Jerry" 4/23/1941 - 9/22/2020 Saginaw Twp., Michigan Our beloved husband, father, teacher and dear friend passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Covenant HealthCare – Cooper. He was 79 years old. Gerald Ervin Meyers was born on April 23, 1941 in Saginaw, MI to the late Ervin and Emma (Kaleyta) Meyers. He attended Arthur Hill Tech and then furthered his education at Delta College and Central Michigan University, receiving his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education. At Central Michigan, he met the love of his life, Sylvia Jeanne Miller, and they were married in Ludington, MI on August 17, 1968. Jerry and Sylvia then settled in Saginaw, where Jerry taught school with the Saginaw Public Schools for 39 years. During those years, Jerry mentored many students and enjoyed coaching and refereeing basketball. In his free time, he enjoyed playing in a men's slow pitch softball league, playing softball with the U.S. and Canadian friendship games, fishing and camping at Burt Lake, gardening and breeding tropical fish. He will be deeply missed by his wife, Sylvia; children: Preston Meyers, Kristian Meyers and his partner, Kyle Howard, and Devin Meyers and his wife, Twila York; sister, Valerie Foster and her children: Stacy, Shannon and Jason; brother-in-law, Stephen Miller; and sister-in-law, Connie Miller. FUNERAL: A private funeral service for Gerald will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, September 28, 2020 at Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Rd. (off State). Rev. Erik Schmidt will officiate. Burial will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens at 2:00 p.m. Monday. VISITATION: Family and friends will privately gather at the funeral home on Monday from 11:00 a.m. until the time of service. MEMORIALS: Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.DeislerFuneralHome.com


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Published in Saginaw News on MLive.com from Sep. 24 to Sep. 25, 2020.
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October 8, 2020
My Condolences to his family, Mr. Meyers was my 6th grade teacher and he was very much resposible for my success as a student for years to come. Help me at a time in my life when I really needed help. One of my favorite teachers at Houghton School and I have never forgotten him.
Ollie Sharper
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September 28, 2020
Mr. Mars was my sixth grade teacher at home elementary school I will miss him very much always see him out in about he was my grandchildren and my children ask Coach anniversary for basketball my condolence to the family
Margie schnell
Student
September 24, 2020
Val and family, So sorry to hear about your brother's death. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. Ginny & Howard Crevia
Virginia Crevia
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