Jerry G. Blem

1932 - 2019

Jerry G. Blem, 86, of Findlay passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019 at his residence surrounded by his family. Jerry was born on November 2, 1932 in Williamstown to the late Dwight and Jessie Belle (Patterson) Blem. Jerry married Ruth A. Halsey on July 19, 1952 in Kenton and she passed away on November 26, 2006. Jerry is survived by two daughters: Teresa J. (Jim) Burnham, and Sharon (Randy) Radabaugh, both of Findlay. Jerry was blessed with six granddaughters and eight great-grandchildren. Jerry's brother, Joe L. (Barb) Blem, lives in Arlington. He was preceded in death by one granddaughter, and a brother, Jack Blem. Jerry was a 1950 graduate of Arlington High School and enjoyed the monthly meeting with classmates. His memberships include: AMVETS, DAV, Moose Lodge No. 698, and 54 years in the Findlay Bowling League. Jerry worked 24 years as a supervisor at Sanipure Dairy and 24 years at Archer Daniels Midland as a Stationary Engineer. Visitation will be held Monday, January 28, 2019 from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME with the funeral service held on Tuesday at 10:30 AM at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME. Burial will be in Knollcrest Cemetery Memorials may be made to the Hancock County Humane Society. Online condolence may be sent to