Jerome "Jerry" George Jozwiak, 78, of Rolling Prairie, passed away on Thursday, January 21, 2021 at Northwest Health - La Porte.
Jerry was born on May 2, 1942 in La Porte, IN, to Clemeus Phillip and Genevieve Lena (Miller) Jozwiak.
On June 2, 1962 in Rolling Prairie, IN, he married Rose Ella Cooley who preceded him in death on April 10, 2020. Surviving are his children, Donald (Dorrene) Jozwiak of Rolling Prairie, Theresa (George) Bladecki of Rolling Prairie, Phillip (Carla) Jozwiak of Hudson Lake, and Lina (Paul VanWanzeele) Jozwiak of New Carlisle; grandchildren, Debbie, Mike Lee, Stephanie, George III (Trey) Natalie, Bobbie, Amanda (Kelly) Webb, Mike Jerome, Samantha, Phillip Jr., Jessica (Corey) Paulsen, Craig Jr., Nathaniel, Bruce and Connor; great-grandchildren, Gavin, Oliver, Stacy, Jackie Jr., Alexandria, Elizabeth, Jay, Kalli, Isabella, Johnathan, Brian, Aubreyanna, Kieran, Correy, Sara, Danica, and Isla; sister, Rose Marie (Timm) Jozwiak; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded by his parents; sister, Catherine Marget (Olson) Jozwiak; and granddaughter, Natalie Boughter.
Jerry proudly served in the U.S. Air Force, retiring in 1980. Later, he worked as a carpenter and janitor at New Prairie Schools and Jack Post Corporation for 15 years.
He enjoyed fishing and being outdoors. Jerry also enjoyed watching birds and NASCAR Racing.
In memory of Jerry and Rose's lives, a Private Family Mass of Christian Burial will be held with interment to follow at St. John Kanty Catholic Cemetery.
A time of visitation will be held from 5 - 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Cutler Funeral Home and Cremation Center.
Due to the recent Governor's Order, anyone attending the visitation is required to wear a mask and practice social distancing of six feet. Also, we are limited to 25 people in the building at any given time. We kindly ask for your patience as we oversee these mandated guidelines.
Memorial donations may be made to the family c/o Donald Jozwiak, 2900 Monroe Street, La Porte, IN 46350 or to the donor's choice.
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