Jerome F. Simowski

September 21, 1924 - October 10, 2017

Jerome "Jerry" F. Simowski, age 93, passed away Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.  Loving husband of Barbara for 68 years.  Beloved father of Michael (Joyce) and Lynne (Walt) Hunter.  Grandfather of Eric (Annette), Jason, Scott (Adrienne), Jennifer (Joe), and Joe (Kate).  Great-grandfather of Jacob, Zachary, Niko, Olivia, Weston, Logan, Addison, and Raymond.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Stephen and Catherine (nee. Pfeiffer), and his brother Stephen Simowski.

Jerry had received his B.S. Degree from Central Michigan University in 1950.  He was a WWII Army Veteran serving in the Medical Corp.  Jerry retired after 34 years of service from the Chrysler Corporation, the last 15 of those years as Facilities Manager with Chrysler Financial Corporation.  Earlier in life, he had been a Deacon of the 1st Congregational Church of Central Lake, served on the Antrim County Economic Development Board, was a member of the Central Lake Lions Club and Central Lake Township Library Board, "Us Too" Prostate Cancer Support Group, Munson Medical Center and Board of Advisors, Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan.  Jerry had always been a very active volunteer.

A Memorial Celebration will be held Sunday, October 22nd, at Rose's Restaurant, 201 N. Canton Center Road, Canton.  In Lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made in Jerry's name to:  Cowell Family Cancer Center, 1150 Medical Campus Drive, Traverse City, Michigan 49684.

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