Funeral service for Gerald “Jerry” Crowder was March 4, 2023 at Zion Lutheran Church Harvester, St. Charles. Arrangements were under the direction of Hutchens Funeral Home.

Interment was in the Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, St. Charles.

Mr. Crowder was born April 26, 1945 to Herbert and Nora Crowder. He died February 28, 2023 at the age of 77 years.

Survivors include his wife, Joann Crowder; children, Jason and Sarah Crowder; and Elizabeth and Rodney Verner; grandchildren, Katie and Brendan Crowder; and Colin Verner; sister, Jane Davis; and a host of extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; and siblings, Jack, Ken and Farel Crowder.

Memorials may be made in lieu of flowers to the Zion Lutheran Church or Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.