June 3, 1931 - November 21, 2020
Jerry V. Rademacher lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away November 21, 2020. Jerry was born June 3, 1931 in Dallas Township, Clinton County, Michigan to the late Louis and Mary (Dwyer) Rademacher. He worked for MDOT, the final 23 years as the state-wide overhead sign and hi-speed freeway paint line supervisor retiring in 1993, after 38 years of service. Jerry was a Korean War veteran S/Sgt., 140th Tank Battalion and life member of the VFW Post 3293. He was recognized with numerous awards and merits during his years of service and in 1991, he was awarded the Highway Director Skilled Craftsman Award. Jerry enjoyed his yard and garden, garage sales, flea markets and auctions. He was known as Uncle Toy for many years because of the bikes, toys, and games he gave away to kids over the years. He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patricia (Donley) who passed away April 22, 2001; son, Robert Bachman; brothers, Charles, Norbert, Edward and sister, Mary Martin. He is survived by son, Jerry (Angela) Jr. and daughter, Terri (Aaron) Collins; daughter-in-law, Katherine Bachman; grandson, Jacob; granddaughters, Sarah, Amanda (Haden Mosey), Heather (Michael) Franklin, Theresa (David) Burcham, Katherine (Joel) Robinson, Patricia (Art Jahmel) Davis, Suzanne Gonzalez and Jacquelyn (Kevin) Krummtum; great grandchildren, Haley, Michael, Noah, Nathan, Mason, Madison, Carlee, William , Ronan, Eliot, Ethan, Ashley and Dominic.; siblings, Leo (Janet), Matthew (Jean), Clarita Fedewa, Janice (Mike) Fox; sisters-in-law, Clare, Janet and Susanne Rademacher along with numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. So long dad, thanks for everything, have a good one. Jerry wanted to let his brother, Leo and cousin, the late John Dwyer know that he appreciated all the help they had given him. The family would also like to thank the staff of Home Away from Home Adult Foster Care for the support and care they provided Jerry the past few years. A private family service will be held. Visitation will be Tuesday, November 24, 2020, from 4-7:00 p.m. at the Holihan-Atkin-Barclay Funeral Home, Grand Ledge. A military graveside service will be Wednesday, November 25, 2020, 12:00 p.m. at Oakwood Cemetery, Grand Ledge. Memorial contributions in Jerry’s name may be given to VFW Post 3293, 731 N. Clinton Street, Grand Ledge, Michigan 48837 or the Eaton Community Palliative Care, 2675 S. Cochran Avenue, Charlotte, Michigan 48813.
Jerry V. Rademacher lifelong Grand Ledge resident passed away November 21, 2020. Jerry was born June 3, 1931 in Dallas Township, Clinton County, Michigan to the late Louis and Mary (Dwyer) Rademacher. He worked for MDOT, the final 23 years as... View Obituary & Service Information
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