Gerald George Falk, known as "Jerry," passed away on Aug. 18, 2021, in Colville, Washington.
He was born in Casper, Wyoming, on Jan. 21, 1938, to Dorothy and Ray Falk.
His siblings were Tom, Charlotte and Dora Gay.
He married Dorris McCammant on Sept. 24, 1960.
Their children are Tad Falk and Jodi Falk, and they have five grandchildren.
Jerry attended schools in Wyoming and Washington, earning a bachelor of art's and a master's in Education from Whitworth College. While at Whitworth he assisted in teaching classes in anatomy and physiology.
He caught P.E., math and choir at the elementary, junior high and high school levels in Colville.
He also coached a number of Colville elementary, junior high and high school sports, taking several teams to state.
Jerry was also a commercial fisherman in Alaska.
He was a kind and loving person and he will be greatly missed.
Published by The Statesman Examiner from Sep. 7 to Sep. 8, 2021.