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Gerald "Jerry" A. Denton

February 18, 1944 March 24, 2019
Gerald "Jerry" A. Denton
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Gerald A. "Jerry" Denton, 75, of Momence, IL, He died on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at the Presence St. Mary’s Hospital in Kankakee, IL. He was born on February 18, 1944, in Kankakee, IL, the son of Arthur and Alice E. Tisbury Denton. He married Dianne L. Fry on August 7, 1991, in Ouray, CO. She survives.

He is survived by one son; Brandon Denton of Momence, IL, and three daughters and two sons-in-law; Laura (Eric) De Biasi, of California, Mitzi (Erich) Frutiger of TN and Amber Denton of Momence, IL, and one grandson Devin Frutiger. One brother; Bill Denton of Momence, IL also survives. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother; Paul Denton and one sister, Rita Smith.

He was employed as a security guard for the state of Illinois for Manteno State Hospital and Shapiro Developmental Center in Kankakee, IL. He served in the United States Air Force stationed in Alaska, during the Vietnam Era.

He was member of the Calvary Community Church, American Legion of Aroma Park, IL, and former alderman for the City of Momence. He enjoyed listening to Elvis Presley, singing karaoke, watching Westerns and game shows, and spending time with his family.

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4:00 PM 3/28/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/28/2019 8:00:00 PM
Cotter Funeral Home

224 E. Washington St.
Momence, IL 60954

Cotter Funeral Home
224 E. Washington St. Momence 60954 IL
United States

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10:00 AM 3/29/2019 10:00:00 AM
Calvary Community Church

500 South Gladiolus
Momence, IL 60954

Rev. Randy Schweizer will officiate.

Calvary Community Church
500 South Gladiolus Momence 60954 IL
United States

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