Johnny Gerard Obituary

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Johnny Gerard Sr.

April 27, 1930 - August 27, 2014
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Johnny "Bud" Gerard, age 84 of Muskegon, passed away on August 27, 2014 in Muskegon. He was born on April 27, 1930 to Helen Gerard (Sweezy) in Ferry, Michigan. Early in his life, Bud proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served in the Korean War in 1951 and was part of VFW Post 446 and Holton American Legion 397. He worked as a welder and a shipping clerk at Brunswick for 35 years. Bud was predeceased by his mother, Helen Gerard. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty L. Gerard; his children, Mike (Joni) Gerard of Hesperia, Paula (Ivan) Cole of Muskegon, Pat (Robert) McDonald of Muskegon, John Jr. (Amy)...
Johnny "Bud" Gerard, age 84 of Muskegon, passed away on August 27, 2014 in Muskegon.

He was born on April 27, 1930 to Helen Gerard (Sweezy) in Ferry, Michigan. Early in his life, Bud proudly served his country in the United States Army. He served in the Korean War in 1951 and was part of VFW Post 446 and Holton American Legion 397. He worked as a welder and a shipping clerk at Brunswick for 35 years.

Bud was predeceased by his mother, Helen Gerard.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Betty L. Gerard; his children, Mike (Joni) Gerard of Hesperia, Paula (Ivan) Cole of Muskegon, Pat (Robert) McDonald of Muskegon, John Jr. (Amy) Gerard of Muskegon, Toni (John) LeRoux of Muskegon, Robert Gerard of Muskegon, Scott (Kathi) Gerard of Ionia, and Gina Sylva of Muskegon; 15 grandchildren and 25 great grandchildren.

A memorial service for Bud will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 1PM at the VFW Post 446, 165 S. Getty St. in Muskegon with a luncheon to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Brookhaven Recreational Activities and Harbor Hospice of Muskegon.

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