2012-11-29 / Obituaries

Jerome ‘Jerry’ C. Jeziorski

Jerome “Jerry” C. Jeziorski, 70, Rapid River, died Nov. 22, 2012 in Rapid River after a battle with brain cancer.

A funeral will be held Dec. 6 at 10 a.m. at St. Edward on the Lake, 6945 Lakeshore Rd., Lakeport, MI 48059 with Father Lee Acervo officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery.

Born Dec. 18, 1941 in Detroit, he was the son of Edward and Helen (Kwiatkowski) Jeziorski. He graduated from St. Stephen’s High School, Port Huron and then attended Rets Electronics School, Detroit. He worked in the tool and die business for several years as a machinist and owned the Cut River Restaurant, Higgins Lake, for 12 years before retiring. After retirement he moved to Rapid River.

He married his highschool sweetheart, Rosemary (Konkel) on Nov. 9, 1963, who survives.

Mr. Jeziorski was an active third and fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Roscommon. He also belonged to the National Rifle Association. He was an outdoorsman finding pleasure in fishing, hunting, snowmobiling and yard work. He enjoyed woodworking and was known to be able to build or fix anything that came his way. He was known for his humor and love and left smiles and laughter wherever he went.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Edward in 1996 and Helen in 1998 and brother, Dennis in 1969.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Rosemary; daughter, Jill (Ryan) Cannon; brother, Lawrence (Donna) Jeziorski; sister, Kathleen Esdale and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Beacon House, 1301 North 3rd Street, Marquette, MI 49855, the Delta County Cancer Alliance, 419 Ludington Street, Escanaba, MI 49829 or Marquette General Home Health and Hospice, 2420 1st Ave. South, Suite 102, Escanaba, MI 49829.

Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home, Port Huron, handled the arrangements.

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