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Jerome "Jerry" Greene, age 73 of Rapid City, passed away peacefully Sept. 4, 2017 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born Nov. 4, 1943 in South Bend, Indiana to Jerome and Viola (Gooch) Greene.
Jerry was a precision machinist. He was passionate about the constitution, local and state government. He could often be found defending others personal rights at local meetings. He loved spending time with family and friends and helping others. He leaves behind his wife of 34 years, Jean Greene; daughters, Jessica Greene, of Michigan and Melinda Barrett, of North Carolina; stepson, Jeremy Kelbey, of Michigan; granddaughter, Madelyn Barrett of North Carolina. He also leaves behind his mother-in-law, Donna Madison; Uncle, Tom Greene; Aunt, Betty Jegla; brothers-in-law Chuck (Mary) Henning, Fred (Sheryl) Henning, Bob (Linda) Henning, Joe (Dar) Henning, Brian Henning, Kevin (Manerva) Henning; Sisters-in-law, Becky Henning, Linda Vogelaar, Carrie (Vernie) Trzil, Tina Sinko. Many nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jerome and Viola (Gooch) Greene; brothers-in-law Terry Henning and John Sinko; great-nephew, Austin Clever.
In Lieu of flowers, donations in Jerry's name may be made to Disability Services Resource Center, 1820 N. Trumbull Dr, Bay City, MI 48708.
Arrangements by Kalkaska Funeral Home and Cremation Services.
Published on September 7, 2017
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