Gerald Chrzan1941 - 2015
Gerald John Chrzan age 74 of Rogers City
passed away October 29, 2015 at home.
He was born April 5, 1941 in Detroit.
Jerry was a 1959 graduate of Chadsey High School in Detroit. He served
in the United States Army and was stationed at Fort Knox where he
“protected the gold”. On August 21, 1965 he married Carolyn Hamilton in
Ohio, They moved to Alpena then up to Grand Lake where Jerry was the
Constable for several years. Jerry Retired from the Presque Isle County
Sheriff’s Department in 2003 as a Sergeant. Mr, Chrzan was the first
coach and instrumental in starting the softball program at Rogers City
High School, He was involved with Little League and umpired high
school baseball from many years including several state final games, He
enjoyed deer hunting, golfing and playing Spitzer with friends at the
Rogers City Servicemen’s Club.
Mr. Chrzan is survived by:
his wife, Carolyn;
3 children, Christine (Mark) Kusler of Battle Creek,
Jeffrey of Clinton Township and
Carrie Jo (Christopher) Soroka of Redford;
5 grandchildren, Kimberly Kusler, Megan Kusler, Ryan Kusler,
Andrew Chrzan and Alyssa Chrzan.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Gertrude
Memorial visitation will take place at the Beck Funeral Home on Sunday,
November Ist from 2:00 p.m. through time of his memorial service at
5:00 p.m. with Pastor Dale DuVerney officiating. Rogers City VFW Post
607 will accord military honors in conjunction with the Law Enforcement
Honor Guard immediately following,
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to
Rogers City Church of Christ or Presque Isle County District Library
in memory of Gerald Chrzan,