Hollis, Gerald Dean “Jerry”
CAPE CORAL, Fla. – Gerald Dean “Jerry” Hollis, age 81, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021, in Cape Coral, Fla. He was born Jan. 15, 1940, in Belleville, Wis., to his parents, Ervin and Alice (Kuhl) Hollis. Jerry graduated from Belleville High School 1958. On May 23, 1959, he was united in marriage to Sandra Ann Garcia, and they had two children, Wayde and Shay. The couple later divorced. Jerry worked as a proud union carpenter for 37 years and retired as a representative for Local 314 NCS Regional Council of Carpenters.
He is survived by his son, Wayde G. Hollis of Crested Butte, Colo.; daughter, Shay (Rudy) Zimmerman of Mineral Point, Wis.; grandson, Jason M. Hendrickson; great-grandson, Easton M. Klinzing-Hendrickson, both of Sun Prairie; sisters, Joyce Little, Judy (Ernie) Furrer, and Jolene (Gary) Butenhoff; and brother, Jimmie (Priscilla) Hollis. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Raymond, Wayne and Norman; and sister, Audrey Arn.
Per Jerry’s wishes, no funeral will be held. The family would like to thank his Cape Coral neighborhood family for their kindness, compassion and friendship. Jerry always spoke highly of you all, we are grateful.
Baldwin Brothers Memorial Care Services, 1605 Colonial Boulevard, Fort Meyers, FL 33907, is assisting the family.
Published by Madison.com on Sep. 5, 2021.