Gerald L. Medlar - 83

2/12/1934 - 7/29/2017

Oregon, IL

Gerald L. "Jerry" Medlar, 83, lifelong Oregon resident, died Saturday July 29, 2017 in Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center. Born February 12, 1934 the son of Leon and Leona(Haney) Medlar in the home of Royal and Marian (Haney) Holden of Mt. Morris. Married to Patricia Reynolds September 8, 1956 in DeKalb. Jerry was a graduate of Oregon High School and Northern Illinois University and served in the US Army 1957-1959. He was employed as the Comptroller for E.D. Etnyre Co. in Oregon for over 30 years and then as a self-employed accountant. Jerry was an avid golfer, long time member of the Oregon Country Club and also of Oregon United Methodist Church. He served 30 plus years on the Oregon City Council and Oregon Planning Commission. Jerry was a big time Chicago Bears and Cubs fan. Survived by his wife of over 60 years, Pat of Oregon; son, Gerald L. "Jay" (Laura) Medlar, Jr. of Oregon; daughter, Carolee (Michael) James of Dixon; granddaughter, Natalie Husemann; great granddaughter, Harmony Husemann; brothers, Don (Becky) Medlar of Louisville, KY and Neil (Becky) Medlar of Rockford; and sister-in-law, Lois Medlar of Oregon. Predeceased by his parents and brother, Gene Medlar. A Memorial Service will be held at 8:00pm Wednesday August 9 in Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, Oregon preceded by a visitation beginning at 5:00pm:; Pastor David Rogula will officiate. Burial at a later date in Oakwood Cemetery, Mt. Morris. Memorials in Jerry's name may be made to Oregon Living & Rehabilitation Center, Serenity Hospice & Home, Oregon or Village of Progress, Oregon.


5-8PM Wednesday August 9 in Oregon FH

Memorial Service:

8PM Wednesday August 9 in Oregon FH

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