Jerry Rodems, 75, died April 4, 2021.
Jerry was born in Buffalo, NY on June 3, 1945 to Herbert Rodems and Elsie Knabe Rodems. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings: Ron, Bob, and Dee.
He is survived by wife Jeanne; daughter Robyn; sons Chris (Tami) and Joey (Lily) as well as 7 grandchildren: Amber (Brad), Nick, Gabby, Olivia, Ella, Jake, and Mike and 3 great-grandchildren: Gideon, Gabriel, and Denver.
He loved fishing, golf, and volunteering at the SPCA. He was a wonderful friend to all who knew him – especially his beloved cousin Dave Rodems.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 8, 2021 from 10 to11 a.m. at Resurrection Catholic Church, 333 Terrace Way, Lakeland, FL 3813, with a Funeral Mass to follow at 11 a.m. There will be a lunch after interment to celebrate a life well lived. Address and directions will be given out at the church. Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry-Morrison Funeral Homes.