Jerry Herzberg | 1942-2014

Published Wednesday, August 13, 2014

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Jerry Herzberg, 71, a retired carpenter, died Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Decatur.

Graveside service was Aug. 12 at DFW National Cemetery, with Gerre Joiner officiating. Arrangements were handled by Coker-Hawkins Funeral Home of Decatur.

Jerry was born Nov. 30, 1942, to Leslie and Lillian (Carlson) Herzberg in Renville County, North Dakota. He married Sharon Ann Rock May 8, 1965, in Indianapolis.

A retired self-employed carpenter, Jerry served in the U.S. Marines and after his active service, transferred to the Marine Reserves.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Sharon Herzberg of Decatur; daughters Jackie Brown and husband, Chad, and Sheryl Dubois and husband, Shane, all of Decatur; grandchildren Blakely and Barrett Brown, Shay, Shylee and Shawn Dubois; sisters Darlene Rostad and Joanne Branson, both of North Dakota; and brother Mark Herzberg of Alaska.

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