Gerald C Spriestersbach


COVINGTON, Ind. - Gerald "Jerry" C. Spriestersbach, 87, of Covington, passed away at 3:25 a.m. EDT Friday, April 19, 2019, at Franciscan Health Lafayette East in Lafayette, Ind.
He was born September 4, 1931, in Riley, Ind., the son of the late Charles H. and Belva (Cesinger) Spriestersbach.
Jerry married Joyce A. Kramer on January 7, 1953, in Terre Haute, Ind. She preceded him in death on October 8, 2008.
Survivors include his three sons, Michael (Paula) Spriestersbach of Danville, Ill., Craig (Jean) Spriestersbach of Cayuga, Ind., and Keith (Nancy) Spriestersbach of Danville, Ill.; nine grandchildren; three great-granddaughters; six great-grandsons; sister, Barbara Nicoson of Center Point, Ind.; brother, Phillip (Doris) Spriestersbach of Terre Haute, Ind.; and several nieces and nephews.
Jerry worked at Olin/Flexel in Covington, Ind., for 40 years, retiring in 1995. He was a Korean War veteran serving with the United States Army.
Jerry was a 1950 graduate of Riley High School (Riley, Ind.). He was a former Boy Scout leader. Jerry enjoyed watching NASCAR, Chicago Cubs baseball, Indiana Pacers and Indiana University basketball and Indianapolis Colts football.
Graveside services with military honors and inurnment will be at 11 a.m. EDT Saturday, June 1, at Lower Mound Cemetery north of Perrysville, Ind. Officiating: Pastor Ann Schwartz. Following the graveside service, a Celebration of Life gathering will be at the Cayuga Community Center.
Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278. DeVerter Funeral Home in Cayuga, Ind., is assisting the family with arrangements.
Published on April 24, 2019
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Brian and Debbie Sebens
May 12, 2019
Sorry for your loss.