June 9, 1932 - October 9, 2017
Jerry, of Lincoln, and winter resident of Mesa, Arizona, passed away with loved ones nearby on Monday, October 9, 2017. A public school principal for years, Jerry loved every day of his career and the lives he touched. He was known in the community as a volunteer and for his involvement in the Community of Christ church.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Sally Oehring; four children, Gerald (Laura) Oehring, Jr., Cindy (Bill) Novinger, Shari (Craig) Harper, and Meg (Tom) Trewhitt; his sister, Carol (Larry) Hillis; brother-in-law, Jon (Barbara) Sieck; as well as eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews and many more friends and family. Jerry will be dearly missed.
Memorials to be directed to Outreach International, 129 W. Lexington, Independence, MO 64050. Memorial service: 10:30 a.m., Friday October 13, Community of Christ Church, 2045 S. 44th St.