3/31/12 — Gerard J. “Jerry” Mehnert

 Gerard J. “Jerry” Mehnert, age 76 of Manchester, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, March 26, 2012 at his home at Fire Lake.

Mr. Mehnert  was a retired Computer Analyst in the Petroleum Industry and a United States Air Force Korean War Veteran.

He was born on May 16, 1935 in New York, New York to his parents, the late William J. Wehnert and Margaret Unger Mehnert. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Maureen P. Mehnert, who passed away in 2008.

He is survived by his children, Laura Mehnert Cushing and her husband Michael of Middletown, Delaware,    Edward Mehnert and his wife Brenda of Champaign, Illinois,   Robert Mehnert and his wife Lori of Carrollton, Texas  and  Susan Mehnert-Kay, M.D. and her husband Rick of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma; brother, William Mehnert; grandchildren, Stephen Cushing, Elizabeth Cushing and Emily Cushing all of Middletown, DE,  Ryan Mehnert and Kyle Mehnert of Carrollton, TX,   Michelle Mehnert and Peter Mehnert of Champaign, IL ,  and Zachary Kay, Abigail Kay, Jacob Kay and Kathryn Kay all of Broken Arrow, OK; and a host of friends.

The Mehnert Family extends a special thanks to Susan Long for her care and compassion in his final months.

Private Services.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests Memorial Donations in Jerry’s name  be made to the Coffee County Sheriff’s Department Christmas Charity Fund, 300 Hillsboro Blvd., Manchester, TN 37355.

Arrangements with CENTRAL FUNERAL HOME of Manchester, TN.