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Obituary of Jerry Coblentz
Jerry Coblentz, age 90, longtime resident of Tiffin, died Monday, July 2, 2018.
Graveside services will be held at 11am Saturday, July 7, 2018, at the Oakhill Cemetery in Tiffin. A time of visitation will be held from 10am until services on Saturday at the Grace United Methodist Church in Tiffin.
Geraldine Mae Douglass was born June 9, 1928, in Iowa City the daughter of August and Bertha (Douglass) Vermace. She married Joseph F. Thompson in the early 1940’s, but he was killed in action during WWII in 1945. She married Christ Coblentz on August 5, 1950. Jerry has worked hard for most of her life, many of those years in housekeeping in area motels.
Her family includes her children, Rodney Thompson, David Thompson, Hellen Coblentz, Arlene Schreiber (James), Katie Miller (Chester) and Everett Coblentz, numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, and other family members.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and children, Mary Ellen Madden, Esther Coblentz, Shirley Gilbert, Dorothy Veseley, Amos, Ralph, Lloyd, Danny and DeWayne and Shane Thompson.
Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service is caring for Jerry’s family and her services.