Gerald McNitt

Obituary of Gerald McNitt

STERLING- Gerald "Jerry" McNitt, 91, of Sterling died Thursday October 1, 2020 at CGH Medical Center of Sterling. Jerry was born May 13, 1929 in Prophetstown the son of Estel and Estyl (Waite) McNitt. He married Gwen Dirks on May 13, 2013 in Sterling. . Survivors include his wife Gwen; one son David McNitt of Rock Falls; three daughters, Brenda (Peter) Shore of Sterling, Debra (Terry) Helt of Rock Falls, Barbara (Larry Sheakley) Loos of Thatcher AZ; one sister Katherine Brown of Peru; a step-daughter Carla (Erik Arntzen) Dennison of Fulton; a step-son Donald Schultz of Rock Falls. 17 Grandchildren; and 36 Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Kathy Finnicum; son, Steven McNitt Funeral Services will take place Saturday October 10th from 1PM-3PM at Full Gospel Assembly Church in Sterling. Cremation rites have been accorded. Arrangements have been completed by Schilling Funeral Home and Cremation of Sterling. Memorials may be sent to Schilling Funeral Home at 702 First Ave, Sterling, IL 61081 to be forwarded to the family. Condolences may be sent to www.schillingfuneralhome.com
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